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Jimmy McLarnin, 1933

City of Vancouver Archives / PNG.
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 City of Vancouver Archives / PNG.City of Vancouver Archives / PNG.

1933

Jimmy McLarnin

Vancouver-raised Jimmy McLarnin, known by such nicknames as “Baby Face” and the “Baby-faced Assassin,” became the world welterweight champion in 1933 after knocking out reigning champion Young Corbett III in the first round.

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