Tom McCluskey

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Name: Tom McCluskey
Alias: Young Tom
Birth Name: Thomas George McCluskey
Born: 1924-05-23
Birthplace: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Died: 2012-02-07 (Age:87)
Hometown: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height: 5′ 7½″   /   171cm
Boxing Record: click

  • Career as a boxer was cut short when he suffered a skull fracture while serving in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II.
  • Was a trainer for both professional and amateur fighters.
  • Served as trainer for several ranked fighters, including Trevor Berbick, Ralph Hollett and Buddy Daye.
  • Named Canadian Boxing Federation Trainer of the Year in 1982
  • Was inducted into the Prince Edward Island Sports Hall of Fame in 1999 for his contribution to the sport of boxing.