By Rafer Johnson
Scope and insurance - almost each athlete and each game readers may well quite look forward to finding are available right here. even though there's an emphasis on activities which are renowned in North the US, there's massive insurance on activities and athletes from different elements of the area. so much North americans have not less than a few familiarity with such activities as baseball, basketball, soccer, golfing, ice hockey, and tennis. they're prone to have had much less publicity to badminton, biking, and football or even much less publicity to activities similar to cricket, fencing, and Tae Kwon Do. it doesn't matter what the game, even though, readers of "Great Athletes" will study that extraordinary athletes from all components of the realm and all cultures. association and layout: Averaging 3 to 4 pages in size, articles are written in transparent language and provided in a uniform, simply readable layout. every one article is split into 4 sections that hide the athlete's lifestyles and achievements chronologically. 'Early lifestyles' covers the athlete's kin historical past, early schooling, advent to activities, and different formative reviews. 'The street to Excellence' discusses the athlete's first severe involvement in activities and the reviews and impacts that propelled the athlete towards greatness. 'The rising Champion' part follows the athlete from the edge of stardom to better degrees, and 'Continuing the tale' tracks the athlete's next athletic occupation and later existence. eventually, each 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 observed by way of not less than one desk, shadowed for simple reference. With their content material various vastly between diversified activities, those tables summarize the occupation records, honors and awards, documents, and different milestones that set each one nice athlete aside. At a look: This name includes thirteen Volumes; 5,000 Pages; 1,470 Essays, 380 new; 1,470 photographs (one in line with essay); 2,600+ Sidebars/Statistic Tables; 60 Appendixes; and identify, recreation group, place & nation Indexes.
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Max showed great determination, however, and came back from his losses resolved to do better. Under Hoffman’s instruction, he developed into a skilled boxer as well as a lethal puncher. 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.
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Y. Lou Ambers Henry Armstrong (Lou Ambers, winner) 15th-round decision 15th-round decision Recognized World Welterweight Championships May 31, 1938 Nov. 25, 1938 Jan. 10, 1939 Mar. 4, 1939 Mar. 16, 1939 Mar. 31, 1939 May 25, 1939 Oct. 9, 1939 Oct. 13, 1939 Oct. 20, 1939 Oct. 24, 1939 Oct. 30, 1939 Dec. 11, 1939 Jan. 4, 1940 Jan. 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.
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