LEONARD, BENNY ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPH (AS A YOUNG MAN)
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 as a young man taken by the notable Hall Studio of New York. This is an original, first generation photograph with photographer's stamp in lower right corner. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. Minor edge wear. 5" x 7." Rare image.