Sam Berger

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Name: Sam Berger
Born: 1884-12-25
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 1925-02-23 (Age:40)
Hometown: San Francisco, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: James J. Jeffries, Billy Papke

Sam Berger had been the national amateur champion before he turned pro. After his boxing career, he became a successful businessman, operating a clothing store in San Francisco. He died in San Francisco after a long illness.


Amateur highlights:
1904:

  • Jan 20 George Sullivan San Francisco, CA KO 4
  • May 25 William Rodenbach San Francisco, CA L 4

Berger won the Amateur Heavyweight Championship of the Pacific Coast at San Francisco, CA.

  • Sep 21 William M. Michaels St. Louis, Mo TK 3
  • Charles Mayer St. Louis, Mo W

Berger won the 1904 Olympics Heavyweight Gold Medal by defeating the previous two men.