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Before he became Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay was a kid who got his bike stolen. 1 of 25. Full Screen. ... Washington Post obituary writer Matt Schudel, who co-authored "Muhammad Ali: The Birth of a ...

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Muhammad Ali remains a magical figure, known throughout the world. His success as a boxer is widely respected, but his greatest triumph lies in his legacy as a leader, humanitarian, and artist.

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Perhaps Muhammad Ali never would have become a boxer if things had gone differently on a trip to the theater when he was 12. One day, while Ali (then Cassius Clay) and a friend were at the ...

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Muhammad Ali in March 1964. AP Photo. Muhammad Ali, one of the world's greatest boxers, died at the age of 74 on Friday night from septic shock, his family confirmed on Saturday. Ali had been on life support after suffering from respiratory issues apparently related to his Parkinson's disease. As the world mourns Ali's death, many are remembering the surprising story behind how he got ...

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Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. Unlike most future champions, his parents, Cassius and Odessa (Grady) Clay, were middle-class and he lived in the respectable part of town. His father was a sign and mural painter, and his mother was a domestic.

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The boxing career of Muhammad Ali, who died Friday at the age of 74, began when he was just a 12-year-old whose bike had been stolen. Ali—then Cassius Clay—first appeared on the cover of TIME ...

www.alicenter.org/red-bike-moment

Background When Muhammad Ali—then Cassius Marcellus Clay—was twelve years old, a thief stole his new red Schwinn bicycle outside of the annual Louisville Home Show. Clay, in tears, found a policeman to report the crime to and stated that he wanted to “whup” the thief who stole his bike. Serendipitously, the policeman was Sergeant Joe Martin, who trained boxers.

www.bbc.com/sport/boxing/21533990

"Boxing was a discredited, almost discarded sport when Ali intervened." Hail the criminal who stole a bike outside the Home Exhibition in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1954. A 12-year-old Cassius Clay ...

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No one would know Muhammad Ali as “The Greatest” had a kid not stolen Cassius Clay’s bike in 1955. [AN][/AN] As a child, Clay took so much pride in his brand new $60 bike. One day, he rode his bike to the fair at Columbia Gym, parked, and went on to have a good time. When he came back, his bike was gone. Clay was furious. “If I find the kid who stole my bike, I’ll whoop him,”

www.storypick.com/muhammad-ali-2

It doesn’t take one to be a fan of Muhammad Ali to know how precious the first bicycle is to child – we have all been there, haven’t we? However, the poor boy’s new ride was stolen Image ...