Cinderella Man - Preface
James J. Braddock photograph taken in 1935. Image online courtesy U.S. Library of Congress.
I may not be a great fighter
but I ain’t a bum.
Commenting on his upcoming bout with Max Baer
It was boxing which got Jim Braddock noticed. It was Damon Runyon who first called Braddock the "Cinderella Man."
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