Name: ROSS, BERNEY ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1934)
History: Barney Ross was born on December 23, 1909 in New York City, New York. He won the World Lightweight and World Junior Welterweight Titles on June 23, 1933 from Tony Canzoneri. He won the World Welterweight Title on May 28, 1934 from Jimmy McLarnin. He retired after losing to Henry Armstrong on May 31, 1938 with a final record of 74-4-3 with 22 KO's. Presented here is an original wirephoto of Barney Ross taken on June 4, 1934 when he returned to his hometown of Chicago after defeating McLarnin to win the welterweight title.
Full description: This is an original International New Photo stamped on the reverse. Has the original caption. Good sharp image. Some edge wear to the margins not affecting the image. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2".
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Photograph - Ross, Barney -
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