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A 17 year-old Pele on a street of Sweden before the 1958 World Cup

A 17 year-old Pele on a street of Sweden before the 1958 World Cup color

Muhammad Ali knocks out Cleveland Williams at the Astrodome, Houston, 1966

Muhammad Ali knocks out Cleveland Williams, 1966

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Many Americans imagined that black athletes would be poorly treated in Berlin, but the 100,000 Berliners chanted “Jes-say O-vens” as he won the 100m proved the contrary.

Jesse Owens wins gold in Nazi Germany, 1936

Jesse Owens salutes during the presentation of his gold medal for the long jump, after defeating Germany’s Lutz Long during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Bobby Fischer, playing 50 opponents simultaneously at his Hollywood hotel on 1964

Bobby Fischer playing 50 opponents simultaneously, 1964.

terry sawchuk face of goalie

His playing style of an extremely low crouch left him with a permanently bent back and ruptured discs, which meant that he couldn’t sleep longer than 2 or 3 hours at a time.

Photo Credit: LIFE Magazine

terry sawchuk face of goalie 1966

Terry Sawchuk, a face only a hockey puck could love.

Photo Credit: LIFE Magazine

Testing football helmets, 1912

This was a way for testing helmets back in 1912.

Boxing in 1913

Ray Campbell vs Dick Hyland (1913). Ray Campbell is listed as the official winner of this fight. It appears that Campbell is the fighter on the left and Hyland is on the right.

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