ROOT, JACK SIGNED PHOTO (NAT FLEISCHER COLLECTION)
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 a photograph of Jack Root which he has signed and inscribed to Nat (Fleischer). From the Nat Fleischer collection. This is a waist up pose of Jack Root as world middleweight champion. Signed and inscribed in ink, "To Nat Jack Root." Mounted on board. Not creased or torn. Some edge wear. 4 1/4" x 5 3/4."