Inducted on November 9, 1990
Archie McBride was born in February, 1929 and started boxing Pro at the age of 17 and he never fought as an amateur.
Archie boxed from 1947 to 1967 and fought and beat some of the top heavyweights of his day including Nino Valdez, Red Applegate, Jimmy Walker, Ernie Sheppard, Bob Satterfield, Willi Besmanoff and Albert Westphal. Archie also fought a draw against Karl Mildenberger in Berlin. He also held his own against other outstanding boxers such as Floyd
Patterson, Ingemar Johansson, Doug Jones, Tony Anthony, Alex Miteff, Jimmy Slade and Tommy Jackson.
Truly Archie McBride is a very welcomed addition to the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame.
Archie McBride was managed by author Budd Schulberg (1914- 2009).