Name: ROSS, BARNEY CELEBRATES WITH FAMILY WIRE PHOTO (CANZONERI FIGHT-1933)
History: On June 23, 1933 at Chicago Stadium in Chicago Barney Ross and Tony Canzoneri fought for the World Lightweight and World Junior Welterweight Titles. Ross won a close ten round majority decision. From the Chicago Tribune: "The fight was razor-sharp close and was replete with action..No title fight in Chicago was better fought." Ross certainly landed mnre blows because of his great laft jab and excellent defense, but Canzoneri was stronger and the harder hitter, and forced the fight. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Ross celebrating with his mother and family in the locker room after the fight.
Full description: This is an original Associated Press wire photo with the original caption attached to the reverse. Has a small tear on left border with no paper loss. Clear, bold image. Twp pin holes on left border. Clean front and back. 7" x 9."
Size: 7 x 9
Categories: Photograph - Ross, Barney - Canzoneri, Tony
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