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 twin brother Nick Spanakos were dubbed the Greek Twins, by some in the press.
  • The Spanakos brothers have been reported originally being from both the Red Hook section and the Flatbush section the original home of Joey Giardello of Brooklyn, NY.
  • 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.