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 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. Presented here is a first generation, antique photo of Benny Leonard. This first generation, antique photo of Benny Leonard is 5" x 8." The upper right corner is clipped and there is a diagonal rip/crease in the center of the photo. There is some tape on the back of the rip. The other corners are slightly soft.