Tommy Burns was born on June 17, 1881 in Chesley, Ontario, Canada. He defeated Marvin Hart on February 23, 1906 to win the World Heavyweight Title. He eventually lost the title to Jack Johnson on December 26, 1908. He retired after losing to Joe Beckett on July 16, 1920 with a final record of 46-5-9 with 37 KO's. Presented here is rare original antique photograph of Tommy Burns.
This antique photo of Burns measures 8 inches by 12 inches.The right hand edge has 6 inches from the top cut off at an angle.There is a crease running down the left side.Th eedges and corner show wear.The back has pencil markings.The image is vivid.