Sam Langford began his professional boxing career on January 13, 1902 with a 3 round victory over Jack McVicker. Known as "The Boston Tar Baby," Langford had one of the best records in boxing for a man denied a shot at a world title. He amassed victories over Joe Jeanette, Young Peter Jackson, Jim Flynn, Harry Wills, Dixie Kid, Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, Sam McVey, Gunboat Smith, and Kid Norfolk. He retired after stopping Fireman Jim Flynn in 3 rounds on October 19, 1923. Presented here is an original wire photo date stamped October 26, 1925 depicting Sam Langford already going blind. This is an original wire photo with date stamp on back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased. Minor edge and corner wear. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."