Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama. On June 22, 1937 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James J. Braddock. He retired after losing to Rocky Marciano on October 26, 1951. His final record was 63-3. Offered here is an ink signature of Joe Louis, signed on a promotionaL photogrpah of Sonny Liston. Signed in the presence of a friend of both Liston and Joe Louis, Stephen Sharloe while the two were attending a fight with Liston. This is a promotional photo of Sonny Liston as champion. Boldly signed in ink, "Joe Louis," in lower right corner. Printed on paper. Has center creases. No tears. Clean front and back. Comes with a letter of authenticity from Stephen Sharloe. 3 1/2" x 6."