MCLARNIN, JIMMY WIRE PHOTO (1931-PREPARING FOR PETROLLE)
Jimmy McLarnin was born on December 19, 1906 in Inchacore, Ireland. He won the World Welterweight Title in a bout against Young Corbett III on May 29, 1933. He retired after fighting Lou Ambers on November 20, 1936 with a final record of 63-11-3 with 20 KO's. Presented here is an original wire photo dated May 25, 1931 depicting McLarnin in Orangeburg, New York preparing for his upcoming fight with Billy Petrolle. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Minor border crease in lower right corner. No tears. Minor edge wear. 8" x 10."