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Great Athletes Set by Rafer Johnson

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By Rafer Johnson

Scope and assurance - nearly each athlete and each activity readers may perhaps kind of look forward to finding are available right here. even though there's an emphasis on activities which are well known in North the US, there's significant insurance on activities and athletes from different elements of the realm. so much North americans have a minimum of a few familiarity with such activities as baseball, basketball, soccer, golfing, ice hockey, and tennis. they're more likely to have had much less publicity to badminton, biking, and football or even much less publicity to activities akin to cricket, fencing, and Tae Kwon Do. it doesn't matter what the game, even if, readers of "Great Athletes" will study that notable athletes from all components of the area and all cultures. association and structure: Averaging 3 to 4 pages in size, articles are written in transparent language and awarded in a uniform, simply readable structure. every one article is split into 4 sections that conceal the athlete's lifestyles and achievements chronologically. 'Early existence' covers the athlete's kinfolk historical past, early schooling, advent to activities, and different formative stories. 'The street to Excellence' discusses the athlete's first critical involvement in activities and the stories and affects that propelled the athlete towards greatness. 'The rising Champion' part follows the athlete from the brink of stardom to better degrees, and 'Continuing the tale' tracks the athlete's next athletic profession and later existence. eventually, every one article concludes with a 'Summary' recapitulating the athlete's achievements and legacy. a photo of the athlete accompanies each one essay, and each article is followed via at the very least one desk, shadowed for simple reference. With their content material various tremendously between diversified activities, those tables summarize the occupation information, honors and awards, files, and different milestones that set every one nice athlete aside. At a look: This name comprises thirteen Volumes; 5,000 Pages; 1,470 Essays, 380 new; 1,470 pictures (one in line with essay); 2,600+ Sidebars/Statistic Tables; 60 Appendixes; and identify, recreation staff, place & kingdom Indexes.

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24, 1940 Apr. 26, 1940 May 24, 1940 June 21, 1940 Sept. 23, 1940 Oct. 4, 1940 Jan. Y. Y. Los Angeles, Calif. Havana, Cuba St. Louis, Mo. Y. London, England Des Moines, Iowa Minneapolis, Minn. Seattle, Wash. Los Angeles, Calif. Denver, Colo. Cleveland, Ohio St. Louis, Mo. Y. Boston, Mass. Boston, Mass. C. Y. Y. Barney Ross Ceferino Garcia Baby Arizmendi Bobby Pacho Lew Feldman Davey Day Ernie Roderick Al Manfredo Howard Scott Ritchie Fontaine Jimmy Garrison Bobby Pacho Jimmy Garrison Joe Ghnouly Pedro Montanez Paul Junior Ralph Zanelli Paul Junior Phil Furr Henry Armstrong (Fritzie Zivic, winner) Henry Armstrong (Fritzie Zivic, winner) 15th-round decision 15th-round decision 10th-round decision 4th-round knockout 1st-round knockout 12th-round knockout 15th-round decision 4th-round knockout 2d-round knockout 3d-round knockout 10th-round decision 4th-round knockout 7th-round knockout 5th-round knockout 9th-round knockout 7th-round knockout 5th-round knockout 3d-round knockout 4th-round knockout 15th-round decision 12th-round knockout Recognized World Middleweight Championship Mar.

Alexis’s bank accounts and property in Managua, worth more than $300,000, were taken from Statistics Bouts, 90 Knockouts, 65 Bouts won by decision, 17 Knockouts by opponents, 4 Bouts lost by decision, 4 Honors and Awards 1992 Inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame Milestones Captured recognized world titles at three weight classifications Boxing Alexis Arguello Recognized World Featherweight Championships Date Location Loser Result Feb. 16, 1974 Nov. 23, 1974 Mar. 15, 1975 May 31, 1975 Oct.

He continued to win most of his matches and became recognized as one of the best heavyweights in the country. On August 31, 1932, he avenged his loss to Schaaf in a bout in Chicago. The way in which the fight ended was vintage Max. In the ninth round, Max charged at Schaaf with a series of devastating punches. Schaaf collapsed unconscious, and, although he was saved by the bell, he was still unconscious when the next round began. Max’s career took a giant step forward in his victory over Max Schmeling on June 8, 1933.

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