James J. Corbett was born on September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California. He won the World Heavyweight Title from John L. Sullivan on September 7, 1892. He retired after losing to Jim Jeffries on August 14, 1903 with a final record of 11-4-2 with 2 no contests and 7 KO's. Presented here is a first generation, antique photo of Corbett.
This first generation, antique photo of Corbett measures 5 inches by 7 inches.There is a diaginal crease measuring 2 1/2 inches in the lower right corner.There is a milder crease down the middle of the photo.The corners are good.The image is vivid.