Al Capone In Courtroom During His 1931 Tax Evasion Trial
Al Capone, known as Snorky or the “Big Fellow,” rose to prominence as one of Chicago’s most violent and lucrative crime bosses in American history. Like John Gotti and Vito Genovese, Capone’s name became as well known as Babe Ruth’s throughout the land of opportunity.
Born and raised in New York, Capone life’s reads like a Hollywood movie, probably because it became one. Iconic names like “Five Points,” “The Untouchables,” and “Alcatraz '' dot his biography. He became the first “Public Enemy Number One” and one of the first to receive penicillin. Here’s a glimpse into the infamously savage mob boss.