Pete Spanakos

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  • 1955 Petros Spanakos won the sub-novice New York City Golden Gloves at flyweight over Victor Bonner.
  • He and his brother Nick Spanakos were dubbed the Greek Twins, by some in the press.
  • the Spanakos brothers have been reported originally being from from both the Red Hook and the Flatbush sections of Brooklyn, NY, the original home of Joey Giardello.
  • Petros Spanakos has been referred to as Pete Spanakos, one of the Spanakos twins seven older brothers who was reported to have won a Bronze Medal in a Pan-American Tournament.