6 edition of Joe Louis found in the catalog.
A biography of Joe Louis describing his youth in a Detroit ghetto, his rise to heavyweight champion and major sports hero, and his role in destroying the myth of racial inferiority.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124).
|Genre||Juvenile literature., Biography, Biography.|
|Series||Black Americans of achievement|
|LC Classifications||GV1132.L6 J35 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
|ISBN 10||1555465994, 0791002446|
|LC Control Number||89048677|
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Joe Louis Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Joe Louis was an American boxer who was the longest reigning world heavyweight champion and nicknamed the ‘Brown Bomber.’.
Childhood and Early Life. Joe Louis was born Joseph Louis Barrow just outside Lafayette, Alabama on 13 May Louis weighed in at eleven pounds at birth.
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At the end of 12 rounds, Conn was ahead on two of the three judges' scorecards, and Louis was tiring. "Box him, Billy!" his corner implored, but Conn told them he was going for the knockout.
That was just the opportunity Louis needed. Two minutes and 58 seconds later, Conn was counted out." - Sports Illustrated, "Joe Louis' Biggest Fights"Followers: K. TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Joe Louis, My Champion. By William Miller Illustrations by Rodney S. Pate. Synopsis It’s the spring ofand anticipation for the heavyweight title fight between Joe Louis and James Braddock is at a fever pitch.
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In words, diagrams, and action photographs, Joe Louis—who was named the greatest heavyweight champ of all time by the International Boxing Research Organization in —explains the techniques he successfully used in his boxing career.
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Growing up, Louis and his seven siblings often slept three and four to a bed. Joe Louis could throw a punch so hard that, as boxers say, he could kill you and your entire family.
At midpoint between Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali, he was the heavyweight boxing champion of the world for a dozen years, from toa time of depression, war and the first stirrings of the modern civil rights movement.
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Schmeling took the first match by a knockout in round 12 but in the second match, Louis won with a knockout in the first round. Although these champions met to create a pugilistic spectacle remarkable on its own terms, the two fights came to embody the broader political Date: June 19, and June 22, Sep 18, · Directed by Robert Gordon.
With Coley Wallace, Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, James Edwards. The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only /10().
African American boxer Joe Louis was world heavyweight champion from to He defended his title twenty times in four years. Early years Joseph Louis Barrow, born on May 13,was the seventh of eight children of Munroe Barrow and Lily Reese.
His father was an Alabama sharecropper and died when Joe was four. Ring of Hate: The Brown Bomber and Hitler's Hero - Joe Louis, Max Schmeling and the Bitter Propaganda War This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.
The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are. Joe Louis burst onto the professional boxing scene in with style and skill such as the boxing world has seldom seen. Known to many as the “Brown Bomber,” Louis emerged victorious from his first 27 fights, all but four of which he won in knockouts.
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Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium; German boxer Max Schmeling KOs up-and-coming American heavyweight Joe Louis in 12 rounds at Yankee Stadium, New York; Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for his first heavyweight boxing title in significant moment in African American sporting history.
Oct 26, · A “humbling, inspiring deeply emotional” biography of the boxing legend who held the heavyweight world championship for more than eleven years (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).
Known as the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis defended his heavyweight title an astonishing twenty-five times. Through the s, he got more column inches of newspaper coverage than President Roosevelt.Joe Louis (Barrow) Sergeant, United States Army: April 13, OBITUARY Joe Louis, 66, Heavyweight King Who Reigned 12 Years, Is Dead.
Joe Louis, who held the heavyweight boxing championship of the world for almost 12 years and the affection of the American public for most of his adult life, died yesterday of cardiac arrest in Las Vegas, Nevada.Get this from a library!
Joe Louis. [Robert E Jakoubek] -- A biography of Joe Louis describing his youth in a Detroit ghetto, his rise to heavyweight champion and major sports hero, and his role in destroying the myth of racial inferiority.