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Inducted in 1975 … the pride of Piermont, Rockland County’s first boxing great … outstanding lightweight who brought Rockland a measure fame in his era … had amateur record of 78 wins and only 6 losses, with a 29-match winning streak … career spanned nine years, from 1927 to 1936 … won several major amateur titles, including the A.A.U. junior lightweight, metropolitan lightweight, New York State and Golden Gloves crowns … in his final amateur bout, he won the Inter-City (New York and Chicago) Golden Gloves championship, the greatest title then available to amateurs … his first professional fight was July 15, 1932, when he won a six-round decision over Jimmy Farley at the Queensboro Arena on Long Island, cheered on by several busloads of Piermonters … as a pro, he fought 51 bouts in four years, with a record of 32 wins, 12 losses and 7 draws … Hogan never was knocked out and suffered just one TKO throughout his career … his first public match came in 1927 at age 13 … was one of the first boxers to join Gus Wilson’s stable when Wilson opened a boxing training camp in Orangeburg around 1929 … was listed in the 1930s as one of the top 10 lightweight boxers in the country by ìRingî magazine … fought such standouts as Lou Ambers, the onetime world lightweight champion; Tony Falco; Harry Dublinsky; Phil Rafferty; Ray Napolitano; Frankie Petrolle … after retiring from the ring, Hogan was proprietor of the popular Hogan’s Diner on Route 303 in Orangeburg, a short distance from the site of his old training camp.