LEONARD, BENNY ANTIQUE PHOTO (POSING WITH KEARNS< RUNYON & HAYES)
Benny Leonard was born on April 7, 1896 in New York City, New York. He won the World Lightweight Title on May 28, 1917 from Freddie Welsh. He retired for good after losing to Jimmy McLarnin on October 7, 1932 with a final record of 180-21-6 with 6 no decisions and 69 KO's. Offered here is an original, first generation photograph of Benny Leonard posing with trainer Teddy Hayes, writer Damon Runyon and fight manager Jack Kearns. This is an original, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. International News Photos stamp on back. Two mild creases. No tears. One spot at lower right. Minor surface wear. 8" x 10."