History: Billy Murray (April 18, 1892- March 4, 1926) was an American boxer in the early 20th century. Although initially starting off rather weak, with 3 wins, 2 losses, and a draw, Murray had an incredible win streak afterwards. He was undefeated his next 49 fights, against boxers such as Anton LaGrave, Johnny McCarthy, Jimmy Clabby, and many others. However, he was defeated twice in a row by a boxer known as George Chip. He won 2 more consecutive fights, and then lost the next 9 fights in a row. He fought 24 more fights afterwords, bringing his record to 60 wins (45 by knockout), 16 losses, and 9 draws. Offered here is an original, first generation, antique photograph of Billy Murray posing with his manager Jack Kearns.

Full description: This is an original, first generation, antique photograph with a raised photographer's stamp for Herkelson & Henry of San Francisco in lower right corner. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and corner wear. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4."

Size: 6 3/4 x 9 3/4

Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Kearns, Jack -

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $235.00

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