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 an antique pinback of Corbett dating to his reign as heavyweight champion.. This is an original, metallic souvenir pin which pictures Corbett in bust pose. Bold, clear image. Pin firmly attached to back. Manufacturer's label for Pepsin Gum on back. Clean front and back. No dents. 7/8" diameter.