Tony Accardo

Tony Accardo

Antonino Joseph Accardo (born Antonino Leonardo Accardo; April 28, 1906 – May 22, 1992), also known as "Joe Batters" or "Big Tuna", rose from small-time hoodlum to the position of day-to-day boss of the Chicago Outfit in 1947, to ultimately become the final Outfit authority in 1972, until his death. Accardo moved The Outfit into new operations and territories, greatly increasing its power and wealth during his tenure as boss.

Read more about Tony AccardoEarly Life, "Rising Star" On The Streets, Caporegime, Personal Life, Chicago Boss, Change of Leadership, The Burglary, Death and Burial, In Popular Culture

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Tony Accardo - In Popular Culture
... In the 1995 television movie Sugartime (http//www.imdb.com/title/tt0117777/) about Giancana and McGuire, Accardo is portrayed by Maury Chaykin. ...