Muhammad Ali: The Eye Witness Story of a Boxing Legend

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There have been a number of sports heroes in the 20th Century who became bigger than life by both deeds and fable - Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Joe DiMaggio, and, more recently, basketball icon Michael Jordan. But no athlete weighed so heavily on the public's consciousness as Muhammad Ali.

A three-time world heavyweight champion, who first captured our imagination by successfully predicting the round he would dispose of his ring rival, Ali never fit the stereotype role we...

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Overview

There have been a number of sports heroes in the 20th Century who became bigger than life by both deeds and fable - Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Joe DiMaggio, and, more recently, basketball icon Michael Jordan. But no athlete weighed so heavily on the public's consciousness as Muhammad Ali.

A three-time world heavyweight champion, who first captured our imagination by successfully predicting the round he would dispose of his ring rival, Ali never fit the stereotype role we had shaped for the king of boxing. If the heavyweight champion ideal was Louis - carry a big punch in the ring but walk softly outside the ropes - Ali turned the model upside down.

Where he once divided America with his social and religious beliefs, Ali, his body now ravaged by Parkinson's syndrome, has become a unifying force the past decade, a symbol of peace and hope in carrying the torch at the 1996 Olympic Games. In an age of superstars without a public conscience Ali was truly unique. He cavorted with presidents and kings, but was always more comfortable with the common man. Quite simply, "The Greatest"

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  • ISBN-13: 9781586630331
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Pages: 173
  • Product dimensions: 9.91 (w) x 12.33 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2002

    Once the greatest olways the greatest ALI

    Ali had a good life he was the champ thats what he always said I am the champ well he was if u read this book you will know his life or if you watch the movie you will know he is the champ i did it was funny and heart breaking when his friend died he just froze one of the funny parts was the reporter says every one is saying youre not as good as you were 10 years ago then Ali says i talked with youre wife and she said youre not even as good as you were 2 years ago and that was funny so if you read this book i hope you enjoy it and picture you being there.

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