Jack Root was born on May 26, 1876 in Austria. He defeated Kid McCoy on April 22, 1903 to win the World Light Heavyweight Title. He retired after defeating Fred Russell on February 26, 1906 with a final record of 46-3-4 with 2 no contests and 26 KO's. Presented here is antique photo of Rot signed on the back. This antique photo measures 3 1/4 inches by 5 3/4 inches.The photo shows corner wear otherwise is clean.The back has Root's signature in pencil.The signature has a "The Ring" ink stamp on top of it but is still easily read.The rest of the back has other markings and glue residue on the bottom.