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Thaddeus "Teddy" Yarosz

BORN   June 24 1910; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DIED March 29 1974; Rochester, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT 5-10
WEIGHT 142-175 lbs
MANAGER Ray Fouts

Yarosz was a very talented boxer-type who had a wonderful career; He lost only 18 of 128 bouts but scored just 16 knockouts; During his career, he won the NBA Middleweight Championship of the World, the Middleweight Championship of the World (as recognized by New York state) and the Middleweight Championship of the World (as recognized by Pennsylvania state); Teddy was a brother of the boxer Tommy Yarosz

Teddy defeated such men as Archie Moore, Billy Conn, Al Gainer, Ken Overlin, Lloyd Marshall, Pete Latzo, Solly Krieger, Lou Brouillard, Tommy Freeman, Ben Jeby, Eddie "Babe" Risko, Vince Dundee, Paul Pirrone, Sammy "Kid" Slaughter, Tait Littman, Eddie "Kid" Wolfe, Paulie Walker, Nate Bolden, Bud Mignault and Jimmy Smith

He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006

1929
Jun 13 Jackie King                 New Brighton, Pa                 W  4
Jun 27 Johnny Brown                New Brighton, Pa                 W  6
Jul 11 Jack McCarthy               New Brighton, Pa                KO  2
Aug 22 Jimmy McDuff                McKeesport, Pa                  TK  2
Aug 26 "Young" Joe Walcott         North Braddock, Pa               W  6
Sep  5 George Bretch               New Brighton, Pa                 W  6
Oct    Johnny Judd                                                 KO  4
          -This bout was held during Sep-Oct 1929
Oct 25 Bob Collura                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W  6
Nov  7 Carl Patron                 Wellsville, Oh                  TK  4
          -Some sources report "Carl Tarzon"
Nov 11 Johnny Brown                Butler, Pa                       W  6
Nov 21 Billy Yeltz                 Wellsville, Oh                   W  6
Dec  5 Billy Holt                  Wellsville, Oh                   W  6
Dec 16 Billy Burke                 New Brighton, Pa                TK  3

1930
Jan  9 Johnny Dill                 East Liverpool, Oh              KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 5"
Jan 20 Johnny Popicg               Wheeling, WV                     W  6
Jan 30 Jackie Herman               McKeesport, Pa                   W  6
Feb 10 Jimmy McGraw                Wheeling, WV                     W  6
Mar 11 Hans Roberts                East Liverpool, Oh               W  8
Mar 31 "Young" Joe Walcott         Pittsburgh, Pa                   W  6
Apr  8 Paul Oger                   East Liverpool, Oh               W  8
Apr 28 Young Rudy                  Washington, Pa                   W 10
May  2 Joe Corelli                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W  6
May  5 Paul Oger                   Wheeling, WV                     W  6
May 14 Jimmy Herman                Youngstown, Oh                  TK  3
May 29 Jack Murphy                 Millvale, Pa                    TK  8
Jun 12 Young Rudy                  New Brighton, Pa                 W 10
Jul 11 Jackie Herman               Belpre, Oh                       W 10
Jul 15 Roger Brooks                East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Aug 15 Johnny Rich                 Belpre, Oh                       W 10
Aug 18 Billy Holt                  North Braddock, Pa               W  8
Sep 25 "Tiger" Joe Randall         Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Oct  7 Benny Burns                 East Liverpool, Oh              TK  4
Oct 20 Jimmy Belmont               Oil City, Pa                     W 10
Nov 28 Jimmy Neal                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Dec 15 Young Rudy                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   W  8

1931
Jan 13 Jimmy Moinette              Alliance, Oh                     W 10
Jan 30 Mickey Fedor                East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Feb  6 Larry Madge                 Franklin, Pa                     W  8
Feb 20 "Tiger" Joe Randall         Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Mar 16 Joe Trippe                  Oil City, Pa                     W 10
Mar 23 Eddie Kaufman               Canton, Oh                      TK  6
          -Some sources report "KO 4" vs "Larry Kaufman"
Apr  8 Larry Madge                 Oil City, Pa                     W 10
Apr 16 "Tiger" Joe Randall         McKeesport, Pa                   W 10
Jun  2 Tommy Rios                  East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Jul  9 Jack "Buck" McTiernan       Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Jul 15 Marty McHale                Parkersburg, WV               ND-W 10
          -Some sources report "W 10" on 7/16/31 
Jul 27 Bucky Lawless               North Braddock, Pa               W 10
Aug 20 "Tiger" Joe Randall         Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Dec 10 Jimmy Moinette              East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Dec 25 Jimmy Belmont               Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10

1932
Jan 22 Jimmy Hill                  Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Apr 11 Vincent Hambright           Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Jun 30 Johnny Hayes                Millvale, Pa                     W 10
          -Some sources report "TK 8"
Jul 22 Lope Tenorio                Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Aug 12 Eddie "Kid" Wolfe           Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Aug 30 Jimmy Belmont               Millvale, Pa                     W 10
          -Some sources report "Detroit, Mi"
Oct  7 Eddie "Kid" Wolfe           New York, NY                     D 10
Oct 14 Meyer Lichtenstein          Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Nov 18 Jackie King                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Dec 19 Jackie King                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
          -Some sources report 12/09/32

1933
Jan 23 Eddie "Kid" Wolfe           Pittsburgh, Pa                   L 10
Feb 27 Eddie "Kid" Wolfe           Pittsburgh, Pa                   D 10
Mar 10 Eddie Ran                   Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Mar 24 Paulie Walker               Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Apr 10 Andy Divodi                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  TK  5
May 22 Tommy Freeman               Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Jun 20 Sammy "Kid" Slaughter       Cleveland, Oh                    W 10
Jul 24 Freddie Polo                Newark, NJ                      KO  5
Aug  7 Al Rossi                    Newark, NJ                       W 10
Aug 21 Vince Dundee                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized by Pennsylvania state)
Sep 18 Vince Dundee                Newark, NJ                       W 10
Oct 25 Young Terry                 Newark, NJ                       L 10
Dec  4 Paul Pirrone                Cleveland, Oh                    W 10
Dec 11 Tony D'Alessandro           Holyoke, Ma                      W 10

1934
Feb 12 Jimmy Smith                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized by Pennsylvania state)
Apr  6 Ben Jeby                    Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 12
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized by Pennsylvania state)
Apr 16 Tommy Rios                  Canton, Oh                       W 10
May 18 Freddie Heinz               Clarksburg, WV                   W 10
Jun  5 Pete Latzo                  Millvale, Pa                    TK  4
Jul 18 Tait Littman                Chicago, Il                      W 10
Aug 13 Bud Saltis                  East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Sep 11 Vince Dundee                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 15
          -NBA Middleweight Championship of the World;
          Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized by New York state)
Oct 29 Johnny Phagan               Milwaukee, Wi                    W 10
Dec 14 Kid Leonard                 Chicago, Il                      W 10

1935
Jan  1 Eddie "Babe" Risko          Scranton, Pa                    LT  7
Jul 30 Freddie Sallus              Steubenville, Oh                KO  2
Sep  2 Oscar Schmeling             Louisville, Ky                  KO  3
Sep 19 Eddie "Babe" Risko          Pittsburgh, Pa                   L 15
          -NBA Middleweight Championship of the World;
          Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized by New York state);
          Some sources report 9/15/35

1936
May 19 "Irish" Bob Turner          Millvale, Pa                     W 10
Aug 12 Young Terry                 Youngstown, Oh                  KO 10
          -Some sources report 8/13/36 at "Providence, RI"
Sep 21 Eddie "Babe" Risko          Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Nov  4 Ken Overlin                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Dec 17 Eddie Maguire               Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10

1937
Jan 13 Solly Krieger               New York, NY                     W 10
May  7 Lou Brouillard              Boston, Ma                       W 10
Jun 30 Billy Conn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   L 12
Sep 30 Billy Conn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   L 15
Dec  9 Carmelo Candel              Paris, France                    L 10

1938
Feb  7 Paulie Mahoney              Buffalo, NY                      W 10
Mar 28 Carmen Barth                Cleveland, Oh                    L 10
Apr 26 George Black                Milwaukee, Wi                    W 10
May 13 Al Quaill                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
          -Some sources report 3/18/38
Jun  6 Georgie Abrams              Washington, DC                   L 10
Jul 25 Billy Conn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 12
Sep 13 Jimmy Clark                 Rochester, NY                    W 10
Oct 24 Oscar Rankin                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
          -Some sources report 10/21/38
Nov 11 Ralph DeJohn                Rochester, NY                    L  8
Dec  1 Ralph DeJohn                Rochester, NY                    W 10
Dec 12 Ralph DeJohn                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10

1939
Feb  3 Eric Seelig                 New York, NY                     D  8
Mar 27 Ken Overlin                 Houston, Tx                      W 10
Apr 20 Archie Moore                St. Louis, Mo                    W 10
Jul 17 Al Gainer                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Aug  9 Ben Brown                   Atlanta, Ga                      L 10
Sep 11 Ben Brown                   Atlanta, Ga                      L 10
Sep 29 Lloyd Marshall              San Francisco, Ca                L 10

1940
Jan  8 Nate Bolden                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Feb 29 Willie Muldune              Cleveland, Oh                    W 10
Mar 26 Albert "Turkey" Thompson    Los Angeles, Ca                  L 10
Apr 15 Jimmy Reeves                Cleveland, Oh                    W 10
Jun 27 Bud Mignault                East Liverpool, Oh               W 10
Oct 21 Lloyd Marshall              Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10

1941
Mar  5 Jimmy Bivins                Cleveland, Oh                    L 10
Mar 26 Bobby Berry                 Akron, Oh                        W 10
Jun 16 Tommy Gomez                 Tampa, Fl                        L 10
Jun 30 Jimmy Young                 Johnstown, Pa                    W 10
Nov 17 Ezzard Charles              Cincinnati, Oh                   L 10

1942
Feb 12 Joe Muscato                 Rochester, NY                    L  8

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

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