Sam Berger

8 1 1
6 KOs 0 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 10
rounds 32
KOs 60%
career 1901-1904
debut 1901-07-17

ID# 040450
sex male
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 1½″   /   187cm
reach 75″   /   191cm
residence San Francisco, California, USA
birth place Chicago, Illinois, USA

Boxing Amateur 10 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1904-12-30 Jim Casey debut
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
D-SD
The judges disagreed and the referee declined to cast a vote for either boxer. Described as an amateur bout.
1904-09-22 Charles Mayer 1 0 0
Physical Culture Gymnasium -Washington University, Saint Louis
W-PTS
1904 Olympic boxing heavyweight division-Final. Berger -representing the United States- gains the gold medal becoming the first heavyweight champion of the modern Olympics.
1904-09-21 William Michaels debut
Physical Culture Gymnasium -Washington University, Saint Louis
W-KO
1:35    
1904 Olympic boxing heavyweight division-Semi-Final
1904-05-25 William Rodenbach 1 0 0
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
L-UD
Amateur Heavyweight Championship, USA and Canada
Rodenbach is the middleweight and Heavyweight AAU champion. He injured his right elbow in this fight and never fought again.
1904-02-27 Jack Sullivan debut
Olympic A.C., San Francisco
W-TKO
The San Francisco call. February 28, 1904
1904-02-18 Harry Chester debut
Young Men Hebrew Association, San Francisco
W-TKO
The San Francisco call. February 19, 1904. Chester dropped three times.
1904-01-19 George Sullivan debut
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
W-KO
Sullivan broke his right arm. SF CALL
1902-07-10 Jack Joyce debut
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco
W-KO
Joyce was floored three times.
1902-05-14 Andy Gallagher debut
Olympic A.C., San Francisco
W-TKO
1901-07-17 Clement Milward debut
Olympic Club, San Francisco
W-PTS
The San Francisco call. July 18, 1901