Teddy Baldock

Boxer

Born 24th May 1907
Died 8th March 1971

Inscription on plaque reads:
“The Pride of Poplar”
Erected in memory of Teddy Baldock world bantamweight champion 1927 Born 23.05.1907 Died 08.03.1971 On 5th May 1927, at the Albert Hall, London, Teddy Baldock was crowned bantamweight champion of the world after defeating Archie Bell of America for The vacant title. Aged just 19 and 347 days he became Britain’s youngest ever world boxing champion of the modern era. European champion 1928-1937, undefeated Commonwealth champion 1928-1930, and British bantamweight champion 1927-1937
Sculptor Carl Payne

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Langdon Park, By DLR Station, London, E14

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