|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1910|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1979|
"Two-Ton" Tony Galento was a heavyweight boxer during the 1930s and early 1940s. On June 28,1939, Galento knocked down heavyweight champion Joe Louis in the second round of their title bout in Yankee Stadium. Louis went on to win the fight by knockout in the fourth round. Galento fought Max Baer in 1940. During his career Galento scored 59 knockouts in 112 fights.
Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 30, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8344
hey CHAMP,JUST TALKING ABOUT HOW YOU DROPPED JOE LOUIS WITH THAT HOOK.REST WELL CHAMP|
Added: Sep. 22, 2013
Truck, in honor of your character's name in "On the Waterfront."You're my favorite boxer, Tony, and I've often had the pleasure of writing about you.Requiescat in pace, Champ.|
Added: Sep. 18, 2013
To a "favorite son" of Orange NJ. My family remembers. Rest in peace.|
Added: Jul. 22, 2013
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