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by Dave Hannigan


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On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali eleven rounds to defeat Al Blue The enthralling narrative about one incredible boxer and the remarkable impact of his visit to Ireland.

On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali eleven rounds to defeat Al Blue The enthralling narrative about one incredible boxer and the remarkable impact of his visit to Ireland. Twenty-four hours after arriving in Dublin, Muhammad Ali rang his publicist Harold Conrad. Hey, Hal? said Ali, where are all the niggers in this country? Ali, replied Conrad, there aren’t any. On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali eleven rounds to defeat Al Blue Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin.

On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali eleven rounds to defeat Al "Blue" Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin. A mere footnote in the larger Ali story, this fight against a game ex-convict from Detroit marked the culmination of an extraordinary week in Ireland's sporting and cultural history. From the moment the world's most charismatic athlete touched down at Dublin Airport and announced his maternal great-grandfather Abe Grady had emigrated from County Clare more than a century before, the country was in his thrall and - being Ali - he loved it. It was an extraordinary week.

On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali 11 rounds to defeat Al 'Blue' Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin

On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali 11 rounds to defeat Al 'Blue' Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin.

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On 19 July 1972, Muhammad Ali defeated Al "Blue" Lewis in 11 rounds at Croke Park, Dublin. Thirty years on, through interviews with dozens of those whose paths Ali crossed, Dave Hannigan presents this narrative. It was an extraordinary week both for Ali and the sporting and cultural history of Ireland.

Twenty-four hours after arriving in Dublin, Muhammad Ali rang his publicist Harold Conrad. Hey, Hal?" said Ali, "where are all the niggers in this country?". Ali," replied Conrad, "there aren't an. On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali 11 rounds to defeat Al 'Blue' Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin.

Paperback published June 2013 in United Kingdom. Hey, Hal?" said Ali, "where are all the niggers in this country?" "Ali," replied Conrad, "there aren't an. On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali 11 rounds to defeat Al 'Blue' Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin

On July 19, 1972, it took Muhammad Ali 11 rounds to defeat Al 'Blue' Lewis at Croke Park, Dublin

Twenty-four hours after arriving in Dublin, Muhammad Ali rang his publicist Harold Conrad  .

What Dave doesn't mention here is that Al, as I recall, very much appreciated someone taking the trouble to visit him in Detroit, hear his story and record it for posterity, long after the fight with Ali was consigned to oblivion. Dave remembers him again in this lovely piece. 2 ответов 0 ретвитов 7 отметок Нравится.

On 19 July 1972, Muhammad Ali defeated Al "Blue" Lewis in 11 rounds at Croke Park, Dublin. It was an extraordinary week both for Ali and the sporting and cultural history of Ireland. Thirty years on, through interviews with dozens of those whose paths Ali crossed, Dave Hannigan presents this narrative.
The Big Fight: Muhammad Ali v. Al Blue Lewis download epub
Individual Sports
Author: Dave Hannigan
ISBN: 0224063065
Category: Sports & Outdoors
Subcategory: Individual Sports
Language: English
Publisher: Random House UK (July 1, 2002)
Pages: 224 pages