Jimmy McCarter

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Name: Jimmy McCarter
Born: 1936-03-30
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Boxing Record: click


In 1953 Jimmy McCarter of Chester, PA who fought out of the Lloyd Athletic Club won the Diamond Belt in Philadelphia and it has been said McCarter won a decision vs. Sonny Liston in the AAU that year.

McCarter was a fullback for the University of Washington football team.

In 1956 he was the National AAU heavyweight champion.



Preceded by:
George Moore
National AAU Heavyweight Champion
1956
Succeeded by:
Lee Williams



Sources

  • "McCarter Wins Split Decision", January 27, 1960, Los Angeles Times (mentions he played college football)