This Day in Jewish History, 1900 'The Little Hebrew' Has First Fight, Crushes Opponent

Abe Attell was apparently such a brilliant boxer that what losses he did suffer were apparently engineered – by himself.

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On August 19, 1900, prizefighter Abe Attell – also known as “The Little Hebrew” and “The Little Champ” – won his first fight, knocking out a competitor in a mere two rounds, in San Francisco. Attell went on to...