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Freddie Miller

BORN   April 3 1911; Cincinnati, Ohio
DIED May 8 1962; Cincinnati, Ohio
HEIGHT 5-5
WEIGHT 122-132 lbs

MANAGERS..

Danny Davis, Pete Reilly, Dom and Tony Vairo

Miller was a left-handed wizard in the ring and truly a world traveler, fighting in numerous countries; He was not a power hitter but made up for it with his boxing instincts; He was clever and quick and won more than 200 bouts during his career, including a version of the Featherweight Championship of the World

Freddie defeated such men as "Panama" Al Brown, Alberto "Baby" Arizmendi, Petey Sarron, Johnny King, Cecil Payne, Joe Ghnouly, Maurice Holtzer, Jackie Sharkey, Tommy Paul, Babe Ruth, Al Dundee, Eddie O'Dowd, "Midget" Mike O'Dowd, Phil Zwick, Johnny Datto, Johnny "Pee Wee" Kaiser, Frankie Wallace, Hymie Wiseman, Abie Israel, Lew Feldman, Frankie Covelli, Rodolfo "Baby" Casanova, Mose Butch, Georgie Hansford, Ned Tarleton, Benny Sharkey, Dave Crowley, Johnny Cuthbert, Everett Rightmire, Willie Smith, Maxie Fisher and Aldo Spoldi

Miller was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997

1927 
Apr  1 Bill Barnes                Fort Thomas, Ky                  KO  3
Apr 14 Kid Hickman                Fort Thomas, Ky                   D  4
Apr 30 Chester Brown              Cincinnati, Oh                    W  4
May 19 Kid Mex                    Fort Thomas, Ky                   L  4
May 26 Chester Brown              Fort Thomas, Ky                  KO  4
Jun  4 Chester Brown              Cincinnati, Oh                   KO  1
Jun 16 Mike Prunty                Fort Thomas, Ky                  KO  3
Jun 30 King Cole                  Fort Thomas, Ky                  KO  3
Jul  7 Kid Ritchie                Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  6
Jul 14 Kid Casey                  Fort Thomas, Ky                  KO  1
Jul 28 Freddy Schroeder           Fort Thomas, Ky                   D  6
Aug 11 Kid Oder                   Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  6
Aug 17 Al Proctor                 Middletown, Oh                    W  4
Sep  2 Bulldog Fisher             Middletown, Oh                   KO  1
Sep  5 Boston Ponzi               Dayton, Ky                        W  4
Sep 14 Kid Ritchie                Dayton, Ky                        W  4
Sep 22 Charley Court              Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  8
Oct  6 Al Proctor                 Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  6
Oct 12 Johnny Sauter              Dayton, Ky                       KO  3
Oct 20 Jimmy Brown                Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  8
Oct 22 Howard Jones               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Oct 26 Red Wise                   Dayton, Ky                        W  6
Nov  5 Elmer Bezenah              Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Nov 11 Eddie Klusman              Zanesville, Oh                    W  4
Nov 20 Al Proctor                 Middletown, Oh                    W  6
Nov 20 Spider Lewis               Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  6
Dec  1 Jimmy Harris               Fort Thomas, Ky                   W 10
Dec 22 Jimmy Harris               Fort Thomas, Ky                   L 10

1928
Jan  1 Lightning Wells            Middletown, Oh                   KO  2
Jan 26 Kid Ritchie                Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Feb  2 Red Wise                   Washington, DC                    W  8
Feb 11 Elmer Bezenah              Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Feb 25 Ray Van Hook               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Mar  3 Eddie Jackson              Middletown, Oh                   KO  5
Mar 10 Lon Lovelace               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Mar 22 Howard Jones               Fort Thomas, Ky                   W  6
Mar 31 Chet Smallwood             Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Apr  5 Red Wise                   Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Apr 15 Young Fisher               Middletown, Oh                   KO  2
Apr 26 Howard Jones               Fort Thomas, Ky                  ND  6
May  5 Louis D'Arco               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
May 10 King Cole                  Washington, DC                   KO  3
May 20 Kid Hickman                Washington, DC                   KO  3
Jun  6 Eddie Klusman              Middletown, Oh                    W  6
Jun 14 Jimmy Harris               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jun 27 Elmer Bezenah              Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Jul 14 Jimmy Harris               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  8
Jul 23 Windy Meyers               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Aug  8 Eddie Klusman              Middletown, Oh                    W 10
Aug 20 Jimmy Harris               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Aug 27 Al Dundee                  Portsmouth, Oh                    W 10
Sep 17 Jimmy Harris               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Oct  2 Phil O'Dowd                Fort Thomas, Ky                   W 10
Oct  9 Roy Kirkpatrick            Cincinnati, Oh                   KO  5
Oct 16 Andy Stahura               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Oct 22 Eddie Morgan               Cincinnati, Oh                    W  8
Nov 11 King Cole                  Middletown, Oh                   KO  4
Nov 20 Babe Peleco                Middletown, Oh                    W 10
Dec  1 Cecil Payne                Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6
Dec 10 Jess McMurtry              Marietta, Oh                     KO  2
Dec 22 Stanley Williams           Cincinnati, Oh                    W  6

1929
Jan  1 Cecil Payne                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jan 23 Johnny Brown               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Feb  6 Joe Paglina                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Mar  7 Harry McCarthy             Cincinnati, Oh                   KO  7
Mar 27 Johnny Brown               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Apr 17 Babe Ruth                  Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
May  6 Babe Keller                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jun 11 Eddie O'Dowd               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jul  2 Babe Keller                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Aug  6 Harry Forbes               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Aug 27 "Midget" Mike O'Dowd       Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Sep  9 "Midget" Mike O'Dowd       Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Oct  9 Al Crisp                   Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Nov  6 Steve Smith                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Dec 11 Steve Smith                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10

1930
Jan  1 Willie Michel              Cincinnati, Oh                   KO  4
Jan 29 Bushy Graham               Cincinnati, Oh                    D 10
Jul 31 Henry Falegano             Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Aug 21 Joe Marciente              Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Sep  4 Babe Ruth                  Columbus, Oh                      W 10
Sep 16 Cecil Payne                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Oct  2 Johnny Farr                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Oct 27 Babe Ruth                  Wheeling, WV                     ND 10
Nov 13 Johnny Farr                Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
Dec  8 Babe Ruth                  Louisville, Ky                   KO  2

1931
Jan  1 Roger Bernard              Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jan 26 Phil Zwick                 Wheeling, WV                     KO  3
Mar  5 Tommy Paul                 Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Mar 23 Johnny Farr                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Mar 30 Manuel Castro              Dayton, Oh                        W 10
Apr 13 Tommy Paul                 Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jun  1 Billy Shaw                 Portsmouth, Oh                    W 10
Jun 11 Eddie Shea                 Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jul 23 Battling Battalino         Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Aug 24 Emil Paluso                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Aug 31 Tommy Paul                 Buffalo, NY                       L 10
Nov 30 Billy Shaw                 Sidney, Oh                        W 10
Dec 11 Lew Feldman                New York, NY                      W  8
Dec 21 Ray Meyers                 New York, NY                      W  8

1932
Jan 13 Johnny Datto               Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jan 27 Battling Battalino         Cincinnati, Oh                   NC  3
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Feb  9 Joe Ghnouly                St. Louis, Mo                     W 10
Feb 19 Miki Gelb                  Detroit, Mi                       W 10
Feb 24 Johnny Datto               St. Louis, Mo                     W 10
Mar  9 Frankie Wallace            Detroit, Mi                       L 10
Mar 22 Johnny "Pee Wee" Kaiser    St. Louis, Mo                     W 10
Apr  8 Frankie Wallace            Detroit, Mi                       L 10
May  2 Ray Meyers                 New York, NY                      W 10
May 13 Johnny Dunn                Detroit, Mi                       W  8
Jun 22 Frankie Wallace            Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jun 29 Nat Suess                  Brooklyn, NY                     TK  6
Aug  4 Hymie Wiseman              Chicago, Il                       W  8
Aug 31 Frankie Wallace            Cincinnati, Oh                    D 10
Dec 29 Jackie Sharkey             Chicago, Il                       W  8

1933
Jan 13 Tommy Paul                 Chicago, Il                       W 10
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Feb 28 Alberto "Baby" Arizmendi   Los Angeles, Ca                   W 10
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Mar  9 Little Dempsey             Sacramento, Ca                    W 10
Mar 21 Speedy Dado                Los Angeles, Ca                   W 10
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Apr  4 Cecil Payne                Los Angeles, Ca                   W 10
Apr 11 Andy Bundy                 Portland, Or                      W 10
Apr 18 Abie Israel                Seattle, Wa                       L  6
Apr 26 Johnny Gonzales            Wilmington, Ca                   KO  4
May 12 Eddie Trujillo             Hollywood, Ca                     W 10
May 24 Joe Guerrero               Los Angeles, Ca                   W  6
Jun 12 Alberto "Baby" Arizmendi   San Francisco, Ca                 L 10
Jul 11 Abie Israel                Seattle, Wa                      KO  4 
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Sep  1 Lew Feldman                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Sep 26 Frankie Wallace            Cleveland, Oh                     L 10
Oct 23 Jackie Sharkey             Milwaukee, Wi                     W 10
Nov  1 Petey Sarron               Alexandria, Va                    W 10
Nov 14 Lew Feldman                Brooklyn, NY                      W 10
Dec  6 Paul Dazzo                 Chicago, Il                       W 10
Dec 20 Sammy Levine               Chicago, Il                       W 10

1934
Jan  1 Jackie Sharkey             Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Jan 15 Roger Bernard              Flint, Mi                         W 10
Jan 31 Frankie Covelli            Brooklyn, NY                      W 10
Feb  7 Petey Sarron               Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
Mar 19 Mose Butch                 Pittsburgh, Pa                    W 10
Apr  3 Wilfred "Moon" Mullins     Vincennes, In                     W 10
Apr 13 Jackie Sharkey             Minneapolis, Mn                   W 10
May  4 Paul Dazzo                 Louisville, Ky                   KO  6
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
May 29 Rodolfo "Baby" Casanova    Los Angeles, Ca                   W 10
Jun  8 Albert "Chalky" Wright     El Centro, Ca                     W 10
Jun 19 Tommy Paul                 Los Angeles, Ca                  LF  2
Jun 29 Georgie Hansford           Hollywood, Ca                     W 10
Jul 13 Gene Espinosa              Watsonville, Ca                  KO  8
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Jul 20 Clever Sison               Pismo Beach, Ca                   W 10
Aug  3 Tommy Paul                 Hollywood, Ca                     W 10
Aug 10 Little Dempsey             Salinas, Ca                       W 10
Sep 21 Nel Tarleton               Liverpool, England                W 15
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Sep 24 Billy Hazelgrove           Manchester, England              KO  5
Oct  1 Dave Crowley               London, England                   W 10
Oct  8 Benny Sharkey              Newcastle, England               KO  1
Oct 15 Billy Gannon               Manchester, England              LF  6
Oct 18 Jimmy Walsh                Liverpool, England                W 12
Oct 25 Gilbert Johnstone          Glasgow, Scotland                WF 10
Nov 22 Johnny Cuthbert            Liverpool, England               KO  2
Dec  1 Jose Girones               Barcelona, Spain                 WF  5
Dec  6 Cuthbert Taylor            Liverpool, England                W 12
Dec 24 "Panama" Al Brown          Paris, France                     W 10

1935
Jan  4 Francois Augier            Paris, France                    KO  7
Jan  6 Joe Connolly               London, England                   W 10
Jan 14 Tommy Rogers               Birmingham, England               W 12
Jan 20 Benny Caplan               London, England                   D 10
Jan 26 Francois Machtens          Brussels, Belgium                 W 10
Feb 11 Maurice Holtzer            Paris, France                     L 10
Feb 17 Jose Girones               Barcelona, Spain                 KO  1
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Feb 24 Benny Caplan               London, England                   W 10
Feb 26 Douglas Kestrell           Belfast, Northern Ireland         W  8
Feb 28 Johnny Peters              Liverpool, England               KO  4
Mar  4 Stanley Jehu               London, England                   W 10
Mar 11 Johnny Edwards             Paris, France                     W 10
Mar 14 Javier Torres              Barcelona, Spain                 KO  6
Mar 24 Harry Brooks               London, England                  KO  7
Mar 27 Luigi Quadrini             Barcelona, Spain                  W 10
Apr  3 Jose Mico                  Madrid, Spain                    KO  3
Apr 11 Jimmy Stewart              Liverpool, England                W 10
Apr 21 Johnny Cruz                Palma de Majorque, Spain         KO  7
May 23 Jimmy Walsh                Liverpool, England                W 10
Jun 12 Nel Tarleton               Liverpool, England                W 15
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Jun 27 "Seaman" Tommy Watson      Liverpool, England                W 10
Jul 12 Stanley Jehu               Dublin, Ireland                  KO  4
Jul 25 "Seaman" Tommy Watson      Liverpool, England               KO  2
Aug 20 Roger Bernard              Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Aug 28 Al Hamilton                Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Sep  9 Eddie Zivic                Pittsburgh, Pa                    W 10
Sep 16 Cecil Payne                Louisville, Ky                    W 10
Sep 20 Willie Davies              Dayton, Oh                        W 10
Oct 11 Paul "Tennessee" Lee       Indianapolis, In                  W 10
Oct 22 Vernon Cormier             Boston, Ma                        W 15
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Nov  6 Claude Varner              Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Nov 13 Roger Bernard              Toronto, Ont, Canada              W 10
Nov 18 Norment Quarles            Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10
Nov 29 Jimmy Christy              Chicago, Il                       W 10
Dec 11 Claude Varner              Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10

1936
Jan  1 Rodolfo "Baby" Casanova    Mexico City, Mexico               L 10
Jan 15 Johnny Pena                Oakland, Ca                       L 10
Jan 28 Cecil Payne                Seattle, Wa                       W 10
Feb 11 Bobby Gray                 San Jose, Ca                     KO  1
Feb 18 Johnny Pena                Seattle, Wa                       W 12
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Mar  2 Petey Sarron               Coral Gables, Fl                  W 15
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Mar 14 Fillo Julian Echevarria    Havana, Cuba                      W 10
Mar 20 Andy Martin                Birmingham, Al                    W 10
May 11 Petey Sarron               Washington, DC                    L 15
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
May 27 Jimmy Vaughn               Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
Jun 24 Everett Rightmire          Kansas City, Mo                   W 10
Jul 13 Jimmy Buckler              Louisville, Ky                    W 10
Oct 10 Willie Smith               Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica KO  6
Oct 24 Maurice Holtzer            Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica  W 15
Nov 21 Willie Smith               Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica KO  6
Nov 28 Phil Zwick                 Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica KO  4

1937
Jan  6 Frankie Covelli            Cincinnati, Oh                    W 10
Jan 11 Jimmy Vaughn               Louisville, Ky                    W 10
Jan 18 Dave Finn                  Louisville, Ky                   KO  5
Feb  1 Joey Temes                 Washington, DC                    W 10
Feb  9 Jackie Wilson              Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10
Mar 22 Norment Quarles            Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
Apr  6 Lew Feldman                Bronx, NY                         D  8
Apr 12 Dominic Mancini            Louisville, Ky                    W 10
Apr 26 Jackie Wilson              Cincinnati, Oh                    L 10
May 17 Maxie Fisher               Woodhaven, NY                     W  8
Jun  7 Freddie "Red" Cochrane     Woodhaven, NY                     W  8
Jul 17 Alec Hannan                Lourenco Marques, Mozambique     ND  8
Jul 31 Petey Sarron               Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica  W 10
Sep  4 Petey Sarron               Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica  L 12
          -NBA Featherweight Championship of the World
Oct 16 Len "Tiger" Smith          Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica  W 10
Nov 16 Aldo Spoldi                Johannesburg, Transvaal, SAfrica  W 12

1938
Jan 27 Billy Charlton             Liverpool, England                W 12
Feb 21 Len Wickwar                Leicester, England                W 12
Mar 10 Billy Charlton             Liverpool, England                W 12
Mar 17 Paul Dogniaux              Paris, France                     D 10
Mar 28 Tommy Hyams                Bristol, England                 KO  9
Apr 28 "Nipper" Johnny Cusick     Liverpool, England               KO  7
May 12 Len Beynon                 Swansea, Wales                    W 12
May 26 Frank McCudden             Edinburgh, Scotland               W 12
Jun 13 Billy Charlton             Newcastle, England                W 12
Jun 27 Ronnie James               Swansea, Wales                   WF  8
Jul 31 Jack Carrick               Liverpool, England                W 10
Sep  1 Johnny King                Liverpool, England                W 10
Oct 24 Leo Rodak                  Washington, DC                    L 15
Dec  5 Sammy Angott               Louisville, Ky                    L 10

1939
Jan  3 Jackie Callura             Rochester, NY                     L 10
Jan 23 Emil Joseph                Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10
Feb  6 Wishy Jones                Louisville, Ky                    W 10
Apr  9 Simon Chavez               Caracas, Venezuela                L 10
Apr 23 Enrique Chafferdet         Caracas, Venezuela                W 10
May  7 Baby Oriental              Caracas, Venezuela               KO  2
May 21 Simon Chavez               Caracas, Venezuela                L 10
Dec  1 Georgie Hansford           Hollywood, Ca                     L 10

1940
Apr  1 Herschel Joiner            Cincinnati, Oh                   LT  8


Record courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization

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