Norm Rothschild

Inducted in 1988

  • Organized Arena Boxing Club, Inc. in 1951.
  • Promoted first fight, Joe DeJohn vs. Robert Villemain in 1952.
  • Became a national promoter, promoting 10 championship fights starting in 1959.
  • Brought Friday Night Fights to american television
  • Onondaga County Republican Chairman
  • Director of New York State Fair:1974
  • Established the Syracuse Mile harness Racing:1975
  • Director of Onondaga County War Memorial: 1984
  • Received Boxing Writers Association of America’s journalism award: 1986