Name: Fred Apostoli
Alias: Boxing Bell Hop
Birth Name: Alfredo Apostoli
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 1973-11-29 (Age:60)
Hometown: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5′ 9½″ / 177cm
Reach: 70″ / 178cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Dolph Thomas
Trainer: Whitey Bimstein
Fred Apostoli Photo Gallery
Born in San Francisco's North Beach district and eventually known as the "Boxing Bell Hop," Fred Apostoli won the Pacific Coast Junior Welterweight, Golden Gloves Middleweight, and the National AAU Middleweight Championship vs. Fred Wallmeyer in 1934.
Apostoli was a classmate and lifelong friend of baseball legend Joe DiMaggio. He served in the US Navy during World War II as a gunner aboard the cruiser USS Columbia in the Pacific, and was selected by "The Ring" magazine (the "Bible of Boxing") as Fighter of the Year in 1943.
He retired from the ring in 1948 with a 61-10-1 (31 KOs) record.
- Elected to The Ring's Hall of Fame
- Inducted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and World Boxing Hall of Fame
| National AAU Middleweight Champion
| NYSAC World Middleweight Champion
1938 Jan – 1939 Oct 2