Name: LEONARD, BENNY & MOTHER WIRE PHOTO (1926)
History: Benny Leonard was born on April 7, 1896 in New York City, New York. He won the World Lightweight Title on May 28, 1917 from Freddie Welsh. He retired after losing to Jimmy McLarnin on October 7, 1932 with a final record of 180-21-6 with 6 no decisions and 69 KO's. Presented here is an original wirephoto of Benny Leonard with his mother. He retired from boxing for his mother's health and peace of mind.
Full description: This original wirephoto of Benny Leonard and his mother is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." The lower left side is clipped. The other corners are slightly soft and there is a crease along the right edge. Clean photo.
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Leonard, Benny -
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