Albert Wertheimer

Inducted in 1988

  • One of the top amateur boxers in New York State and was ranked nationally in1929.
  • Attended Syracuse University: 1929 -1933
  • Captain of Syracuse University’s first championship boxing team:1933
  • Undefeated in three years of varsity boxing and Championship competition (30-0)
  • Three times intercollegiate 125-pound Champion:1931-1933
  • 1932: All-time Intercollegiate 125 pound Champion
  • First Syracuse University athlete to win an NCAA title in any sport:-1932
  • Van Raulte Trophy (National Individual Athlete Award) :1933
  • First place winner in Olympic Tryouts:1932
  • AAU Amateur Athletic Commissioner for 13 years:1933-1942
  • Original stockholder of the NBA Syracuse Nationals
  • Board of Directors - Syracuse Chiefs baseball team
  • Chairman of Syracuse Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee
  • Head of Local Organizing Committee of NCAA Hockey Championship Classic
  • Advisory Board of the New York Legislative Committee of Sports and Physical Fitness
  • Syracuse University Letterman of Distinction: 1967
  • First president of Syracuse's "Friends of Syracuse" committee

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