1957. Photograph Inscribed and Signed, "Larry, 'Rocky' Marciano and i are talking about you on my radio show and how you are the Pontiac 'Champion.' / Good luck, your pal, Max Baer / 1957." Original photograph, 8" x 10", inscribed to Larry Cameron. Oakland, California: Albert âKayoâ Harris, 1957. A fine inscribed photograph of two great champions.The recipient of this inscribed photograph was championship rodeo rider Robert âLarryâ Cameron, close friend of heavyweight boxer Maxie Baer, who was engaged by Cameron as a spokesman and celebrity âsalesmanâ for his Sacramento auto dealership. Following his boxing career, Max also hosted two successful radio programs, âThe Max Baer Showâ and a âSunday Breakfastâ show, both broadcast live from various popular restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. The shows included musical performances and interviews. This candid photograph captures Maxâs âon airâ interview with former heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who had retired the previous year, undefeated. Photographerâs stamp and serial number on the verso. (Inventory #: 53395)
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