1958 made the final of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves' open championship at welterweight with the decision being awarded to Emile Griffith. He is believed to be one of the four amateurs to beat Vince Shomo in amateur competition.
1959 representing New York he won the Intercity Golden Gloves' championship at welterweight vs. Don Sargent
Entered the U.S. Army October, 1961. Discharged from U.S. Army September 1963.
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