Rocky Marciano was born on September 1, 1923 in Brockton, Mass. On September 23, 1952 he won the World Heavyweight Title from Jersey Joe Walcott. He retired as champion on April 27, 1956 with a final record of 49-0 with 43 KO's. Rocky Marciano died tragically on August 31, 1969 in an airplane crash. Presented here is an original souvenir pin of Rocky Marciano dating to his death in 1969. This is an original, metallic, souvenir pin which pictures Rocky Marciano. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. No dents. Pin firmly attached to back. 3 1/2" diameter.