HISTORY: Jersey Joe Walcott was born on January 31, 1914 in Merchantville, N.J. He won the World Heavyweight Title from Ezzard Charles on July 18, 1951. He retired after being knocked out by Rocky Marciano for the Heavyweight Title on May 15, 1953. His final record was 50-18-1 with 30 KO's. Offered here is a photograph of Jersey Joe Walcott which he has signed in ink. From the collection of former boxer Vince Handley.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is a promotional photograph of Walcott in fight pose. Signed in ink at lower right, "Jersey Joe Walcott." Bold, clear image. Tack holes on border. Minor creasing at borders. Slight discoloration at borders. 8" x 10."