HISTORY: Gus Lesnevich was born on February 22, 1915 in Cliffside Park, New Jersey. On May 22, 1941 he defeated Anton Christofordis to win the NBA Light Heavyweight Title. He won the World Light Heavyweight Title on August 26, 1941 from Tami Mauriello. He retired after losing to Ezzard Charles on August 10, 1949 with a final record of 60-14-5 with 23 KO's. Presented here is a signed photo of Gus Lesnevich.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original promotional photo of Lesnevich in fight pose. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Boldly signed in ink, "To C.U. Hodgkiss Good Luck Gus Lesnevich." Not torn. Mild center crease. 5" x 8."