Cherin, Sammy : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Cherin, Sammy

A light welterweight from Harlem, Cherin fought professionally in the 1920s and early 1930s.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
Born in Harlem, Cherin began his professional boxing career in the mid-1920s. Fighting exclusively in the New York City area, he participated in bouts in such arenas as the New Broadway Arena in Brooklyn, the New Manhattan Sports Club, the Lennox Sports Club in Harlem, and the Olympia Boxing Club. Cherin's most prominent opponent was Jimmy McNamara, a lightweight, who he lost to in February 1932 in an eight-round decision.

New York City

Physical description:
135 pounds

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