Compiling a career record of 190 wins, 35 losses and six draws, Al Reid was impressive. From a pro career in 1936 under the famed Chris Dundee to a stint in the U.S. Navy, Reid fought some of the best boxers in the world from 1936 through 1951. Boxing at some of the most famous venues in the sports world, Reid’s career took him to New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Polo Grounds, St. Nick’s Arena, and other sites in Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and other cities. In 1938, Reid, a featherweight, was ranked seventh in the world by Ring Magazine. After boxing, Reid has enjoyed success as a businessman in Greenwood and in community and civic affairs.

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