Samuel Berger (boxer)

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Samuel Berger
Sam Berger Jim Jeffries.jpg
Samuel Berger (left) and Jim Jeffries sparring
Medal record
Men's boxing
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1904 St. Louis Heavyweight

Samuel Berger (December 25, 1884 – February 23, 1925) was an American professional heavyweight boxer who competed in the early twentieth century.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in San Francisco, California. He won a gold medal in Boxing at the 1904 Summer Olympics.[1] Berger, who was Jewish, was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Samuel Berger". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
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  3. ^ International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame at www.jewishsports.net