Frankie Battaglia was a Canadian middleweight born in Winnepeg, Canada on September 13, 1910. He turned professional on November 26, 1928 with a loss to Frankie Jackson. In his career he fought great middleweights including: Ben Jeby, Freddie Steele, Solly Krieger, Gorilla Jones, and Babe Risko. He retired after a loss to Gene Black on December 10, 1937 with a final mark of 82-18-6. Battaglia passed away on December 17, 1971. Offered here is an original signed photo of Frankie Battaglia signed about a year before his death. This is a black and white, 8" x 10," promotional photo of Battaglia in fight pose. Clean front and back. Minor corner creases. Minor edge wear. Signed in ink, "To Jerry Cherrett A happy life Frank Battaglia 9/30/70."