Abe Attell

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1883 – 1970

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Who was Abe Attell?

Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell, known in the boxing world as Abe "The Little Hebrew" Attell, was a boxer who became known for his record-setting six-year reign as World Featherweight Champion. Said to be a friend of the gangster Arnold Rothstein, Attell was charged with game fixing in the Black Sox Scandal in 1919, but the charges were dismissed before trial. He also was implicated in other sports controversies.

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Born
Feb 22, 1883
San Francisco
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • San Francisco
Died
Feb 7, 1970
New Paltz

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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