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Joe Louis, The Brown Bomber, Heavyweight World Champion from 1937 to 1949


Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali. Greatest of all times. Period.


JOE LOUIS ... Won 66 Lost 3, 52 KO (66-3) Known as “The Brown Bomber”, Joe Louis was an American Icon. He was clearly a shining star head and shoulders above the rest in his time. He couldn’t lose. Joe Louis only had 1 legitimate loss against Germany’s Max Schmeling which he later avenged in a sensational and historical 1st round KO.


Boxing legend Joe Louis, photographed in 1941 by Carl Van Vechten at Greenwood Lake, NJ. Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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Rocky Marciano The only world heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated, his 49 victories featured 43 knockouts and on the way he beat such great fighters as Joe Louis, Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, and Ezzard Charles. The Rock died in a light plane crash just short of his 46th birthday.


The Fighter: Joseph Louis Barrow, better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. (Photo: Irving Penn)

Joe Louis: America's Fighter by David A. Adler. Save 10 Off!. $14.40. Publication: November 1, 2005. 32 pages. Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books (November 1, 2005). Author: David A. Adler