ROSS, BARNEY WIRE PHOTO (1934-HOMORED BY LEONARD, RITCHIE, MCLARNIN)
On May 28, 1934 at the Madison Square Garden Bowl in Long Island City, New York welterweight champion Jimmy McLarnin defended his title against Barney Ross. Ross won a close 15 round split decision to win the title in front of 60,000 fans. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Ross the day following the fight being honored by former champions Jimmy McLarnin, Benny Leonard and Willie Ritchie at the Jack & Jill Chop House in New York. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."