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, broadside put out by the Mid Season Theatrical Frolics in New York advertising Benny Leonard (when he was world lightweight champion) in 1917. This is an original, two sided, theatrical broadside picturing Benny Leonard in full fight pose. Paper broadside has a crease at lower left corner. Bold print and bold, clear image. Minor soiling. Notation on front bottom. Edge and corner wear. 7" x 11."