Max Baer Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: February 11, 1909 in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: November 21, 1959 in Hollywood, California
Biography | show moreshow less
Max Baer (1909-1959) won the heavyweight championship by knocking out Primo Carnera in 11 rounds on June 14, 1934. He lost the title to Jim Braddock in 15 rounds on June 13, 1935 in one of the greatest upsets in boxing history. Three months later, Joe Louis knocked him out in four rounds. Baer also starred in films, from The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) to Utah Blaine (1957), and his son, Max Baer, Jr., became an actor best known for his role as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1958 Once Upon a Horse... (Performer), 1957 The Lone Ranger (Performer), 1951 The Champs Step Out (Performer), 1949 Africa Screams (Performer), 1943 Ladies' Day (Performer), 1958 Make Room for Daddy (in person), 1955 Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore (in person), 1952 The Dennis Day Show (in person), 1933 Max Baer vs. Max Schmeling (in person), 2008 Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (Other), 1977 Knockout (Other), 1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (Sound), 1956 Playhouse 90 (Performer), 1956 The Harder They Fall (Performer), 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (Performer), 1951 Skipalong Rosenbloom (Performer), 1950 Two Roaming Champs (Performer), 1942 The Navy Comes Through (Performer), 1959 Gillette Cavalcade of Sports (in person), 1950 Celebrity Time (in person), 1953/II Roar of the Crowd (Other), 1949 Two Knights from Brooklyn (Other), 1968 Sebastian (Sound), 1999 The Sweet Science (Other), 1976 ABC's Wide World of Sports (Other), 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Other), 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (Other), 1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up (Other), 1953 The Joe Louis Story (Other), 1957 Utah Blaine (Performer), 1955 So This Is Hollywood (Performer), 1952 Rootin' Tootin' Tenderfeet (Performer), 1951 Wine, Women and Bong (Performer), 1949 Bride for Sale (Performer), 1942 Two Mugs from Brooklyn (Performer), 1938 Over She Goes (Performer), 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady (Performer), 1993 CBS This Morning (in person), 1958 Wednesday Night Fights (in person), 1956 The Red Skelton Hour (in person), 1936 Joe Louis vs. Jack Sharkey (in person), 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (in person), 1962 It's a Man's World (Performer), 1950 Riding High (Performer), 1943 Buckskin Empire (Performer), 1935 Kids on the Cuff (Performer), 1955 The Jimmy Durante Show (in person), 1938 Fisticuffs (in person), 1935 Paramount Headliner: Broadway Highlights No. 1 (in person), 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 (in person), 2005 Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story (Other), 1993 The Great Depression (Other), 1970 A.k.a. Cassius Clay (Other), 1934 World's Heavyweight Championship: Primo Carnera and Max Baer (in person), 1950 The Milton Berle Show (in person), 2004 TV Land's Top Ten (Other)
  • MAX BAER. Signature: "Your boxing pal -/Max Baer/1940", 4x2¾ irregularly cut heavy paper. Signed in pencil. Baer won the World Heavyweight Boxing crown from Primo Carnero (June, 1934) and lost it one year later to Jim Braddock. Baer (1909-1959) had previously defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling, but he later lost to Joe Louis. read more...

    Sale Price $270.00


  • MAX BAER Rare black and white MGM publicity photograph of the heavyweight championship boxer turned actor. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Ed-/Best of luck pal/Your friend/Max Baer/1937 -". B/w, 8x10. read more...

    Sale Price $552.50


  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Wilbur/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1938". B/w, 5½x7. Boxing pose of the 1934-1935 World Heavyweight Champion. Baer (1909-1959) defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling but lost to Joe Louis. read more...

    Sale Price $467.50


  • MAX BAER World Heavyweight Champion, 1934-1935. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To E.T. Manfred/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1942". Sepia, 5x7. Baer fought from 1929-1941 and won the heavyweight championship by knocking out Primo Carnera in 11 rounds on June 14, 1935. read more...

    Sale Price $342.00


  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Howard/I just got hit by/a slug and died/in The Navy Comes Through/Your pal/Max Baer/1946". B/w, 10x8. Baer was World Heavyweight Champion from 1934-1935. Lightly creased. Worn at edges. Tape remnant on verso (no show through). Overall, fine condition. read more...

    Sale Price $531.25


  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Walter/Your friend /Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. World Heavyweight Champion Max Baer (1909-1959) defeated champion Max Schmeling in 1934, losing the title to Joe Louis in 1935. Lightly creased and soiled. read more...

    Sale Price $531.25


  • THE CHAMPION BOXER TURNED ACTOR SIGNS A PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPH FOR HIS 1943 FILM, LADIES DAY, IN WHICH HE PLAYED HIPPO JONES   MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "May -/Love & hugs/Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. Promotional photo for the film Ladies' Day, captioned in lower margin. read more...

    Sale Price $531.25


  • MAX BAER Former heavyweight champ Baer signed this 6x8 membership application for the American Federation of Radio Artists in 1940. Document signed "Max Baer". With notations in pencil and blank ink in lower right corner in unknown hand. 2 pages, 6¼x8¼, 1 sheet, front and verso. May 16, 1940. read more...

    Sale Price $531.25


  • MAX BAER. Original Silhouette inscribed and signed: "Miss Betty/My but your nice/to me - Sincerely/1-30-34 Max Baer", 3¾x7 card. To artist Betty Kaufman. read more...

    Sale Price $396.00


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