Joe Baksi

61 9 3
30 KOs 1 KOs
Box-pro
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 73
rounds 462
KOs 41.1%
career 1940-1954
debut 1940-06-18

ID# 010344
sex male
nationality USA
height 6′ 1″   /   185cm
residence New York, New York, USA
birth place Marion Heights, Pennsylvania, USA

Boxing Pro 73 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1954-05-24 Bob Baker 31 5 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
L-UD
ref: Abe Simon 2-7   Leo Birnbaum 3-7   Bill Recht 2-7
1954-03-30 Billy Smith 4 16 1
Jacksonville
W-KO
1951-12-13 Jimmy Rouse 13 12 7
LaSalle Gym, Troy
W-TKO
2:25    ref: Dan Murine 4-0¼   Mickey Dooley 4-1   Tony Muscatello 3-2
Rouse was knocked down in the 5th round.
1951-10-19 Gino Buonvino 24 13 8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-KO
1951-08-30 Art Henri 13 19 1
Silver Bowl, Mount Carmel
W-UD
1950-04-07 Bernie Reynolds 51 6 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-TKO
2:07    ref: Ruby Goldstein
1949-10-17 Jim Holden 24 21 6
Laurel Garden, Newark
W-PTS
ref: Joe Mangold 8-0
1949-03-31 Maynard Jones 9 4 1
Mosque Theater, Newark
W-TKO
1:29    ref: Paul Cavalier
1949-03-21 Angel Sotillo 33 22 9
Arena, New Haven
W-PTS
1948-12-10 Ezzard Charles 59 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
2:33    ref: Ruby Goldstein
Baksi asked referee Ruby Goldstein to stop the bout, saying that he couldn't see. He had a cut over his left eye, as well as swelling on his left.
Attendance: 11, 194
1948-08-23 Willie Brown 7 17 0
Century Stadium, West Springfield
W-TKO
0:59    ref: Jack Sullivan
1947-07-06 Olle Tandberg 16 4 1
Råsunda Fotbollsstadion, Stockholm
L-MD
ref: Arthur Koch    193-196    192-197    193-193
1947-04-15 Bruce Woodcock 31 1 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay
W-TKO
Woodcock down three times in the 1st round and twice in the 2nd
1946-11-05 Freddie Mills 68 14 6
Harringay Arena, Harringay
W-RTD
1946-09-09 Agostinho Guedes 25 4 1
Fair Grounds Arena, Allentown
W-TKO
3:00    
Guedes was stopped on a cut left eye.
1946-08-12 Henry Jones 17 11 1
Sterling Oval, Bronx
W-KO
1946-08-05 Sandy McPherson 8 6 2
Troy Arena, Troy
W-TKO
2:05    ref: Polly Pleat
The bout was stopped after McPherson doubled up in pain from body shots. Troy Times-Record
1945-12-28 Freddie Schott 38 0 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Frank Fullam 8-2   Harold Barnes 8-2   Jack Gordon 8-2
1945-12-03 Jimmy Bell 19 9 4
Coliseum, Baltimore
L-SD
Baksi was penalized two rounds for low blows. (New York Times)
1945-08-02 Jersey Joe Walcott 29 11 1
Convention Hall, Camden
L-PTS
ref: Paul Cavalier 3-6
1945-05-21 Dixie Oliver 22 10 5
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-KO
1945-05-02 Larry Lane 54 22 5
Coliseum, Chicago
W-PTS
1945-03-30 Lou Nova 44 7 5
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Ruby Goldstein 5-3   Bill Cohen 6-3   Frank Forbes 7-2
1945-03-08 Gunnar Barlund 51 21 0
Orange Bowl, Miami
W-TKO
1:30    ref: Eddie Coachman
Barlund was knocked down twice in the 10th round.
1945-01-26 Lee Oma 37 17 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Arthur Donovan 3-5   Frank Forbes 3-5   Bill Healy 4-5
1944-11-27 Buddy Knox 114 29 10
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh
W-KO
0:39    ref: Ernie Sesto
1944-08-07 Lee Savold 88 37 2
Wrigley Field, Chicago
W-MD
Attendance: 16, 135. "The bout as a whole was uninteresting due to Savold's holding tactics. The 1st, 7th, and 9th rounds were even, Savold took the fifth, and Baksi won the others.
1944-05-26 Lee Savold 88 36 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Arthur Donovan 10-2   Frank Forbes 11-1   Marty Monroe 9-3
"At the finish Savold's left eye was cut, his nose and mouth bleeding, and his left side looked like raw hamburger. Baksi's only wound was an oft broken nose which bled all the way." AP
1944-03-10 Lee Savold 87 36 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-SD
ref: Frank Fullam 4-6   Jimmy Hagan 6-4   George Kobb 4-6
1944-02-25 Tami Mauriello 53 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Billy Cavanaugh 6-3   Joe Agnello 6-4   Frank Forbes 6-2
Mauriello was down for a nine-count in the first round.
1944-01-17 Dan Merritt 15 17 0
Coliseum, Baltimore
W-KO
Merritt was knocked down three times during the bout.
1943-11-29 Buddy Walker 57 11 5
Coliseum, Baltimore
W-KO
1943-11-19 Herbert Marshall 29 14 5
Uline Arena, Washington
W-PTS
1943-10-18 Johnny Shkor 21 5 1
Coliseum, Baltimore
W-UD
1943-09-29 Henry Jones 0 1 0
Twin City Bowl, Elizabeth
W-KO
1:57    ref: Joe O'Connor

1943-05-10 Gus Dorazio 61 18 1
Arena, Philadelphia
L-UD
1943-04-05 Lou Brooks 24 9 2
Coliseum, Baltimore
W-UD
1943-03-26 Gus Dorazio 60 17 1
Uline Arena, Washington
W-UD
1943-03-12 Jimmy Carollo 11 2 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1942-09-15 George Parks 6 0 0
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-TKO
Parks, floored several times, was not allowed to enter round 8 because of a badly cut lip.
1942-07-07 Bill Poland 33 5 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx
D-PTS
1942-06-15 Jabbo Kenner 7 2 0
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-TKO
Kenner was knocked down eight times in this fight.
1942-05-05 Jimmy DeChard 6 0 0
Riverside Stadium, Washington
W-PTS
1942-03-27 Al Hart 20 8 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
D-PTS
1942-03-12 Herbert Marshall 17 7 4
Scott Hall, Elizabeth
W-PTS
1942-02-20 Willie Thomas 1 0 0
Masonic Hall, Highland Park
W-PTS
ref: Johnny King 4-0
1942-02-05 Dee Amos 8 6 1
Scott Hall, Elizabeth
W-PTS
1942-01-20 Dee Amos 7 5 1
New York Coliseum, Bronx
W-PTS
1942-01-15 Tommy Gill debut
Scott Hall, Elizabeth
W-KO
1942-01-08 Charley Wright 12 3 0
Scott Hall, Elizabeth
W-RTD
1941-12-04 Indian Red Allen debut
Scott Hall, Elizabeth
W-TKO
1941-09-29 Ted Wint 19 2 0
Polo Grounds, New York
L-PTS
1941-08-04 Charley Harvey 11 11 4
Starlight Park, Bronx
W-PTS
1941-07-22 Tommy Madden 12 3 1
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1941-07-14 George Higgs 4 9 2
Starlight Park, Bronx
W-KO
0:58    
Baksi survived a first round knockdown.
1941-06-20 Milton Reeves 1 1 0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn
W-TKO
1941-05-26 Ralph Kosky 7 4 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-TKO
1941-04-15 Charley Harvey 11 9 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx
W-PTS
1941-04-01 Bill Tucker 20 4 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1941-03-19 Jack Rose 7 18 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx
W-KO
1941-03-04 Bill Tucker 20 2 2
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-PTS
1941-02-18 Cleo Everett 0 8 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx
W-KO
1941-01-10 Frank Poreda 15 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1940-12-17 Jack Brazzo debut
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-PTS
1940-12-09 Cleo Everett 0 4 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-PTS
1940-12-03 Ernie Petretti 1 9 1
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-KO
1940-11-19 Tommy Madden 10 0 0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1940-11-04 Johnny Cihlar 1 3 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-PTS
1940-08-14 Marty Gordon 7 8 2
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
W-TKO
1940-07-30 Mickey Maguire 0 1 0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
W-PTS
1940-07-16 Danny Roberts 2 14 0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
D-PTS
1940-07-04 Joe Lolito 0 1 0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
W-TKO
1940-06-18 Jimmy Brown 2 2 0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
W-PTS