Great Athletes: Boxing & Soccer, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587654946
  • ISBN-13: 9781587654947
  • DDC: 796.0922
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released December 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Boxing figures include Laila and Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano and Mike Tyson. Soccer features David Beckham, Mia Hamm, and Pele.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introduction.
Contributors.
1: Boxing.
2: Ali, Laila.
3: Ali, Muhammad.
4: Arguello, Alexis.
5: Armstrong, Henry.
6: Baer, Max.
7: Bowe, Riddick.
8: Chávez, Julio César.
9: Conn, Billy.
10: Hoya, Oscar De La.
11: Dempsey, Jack.
12: Durán, Roberto.
13: Eagan, Eddie.
14: Foreman, George.
15: Foster, Bob.
16: Frazier, Joe.
17: Graziano, Rocky.
18: Hagler, Marvin.
19: Hearns, Thomas.
20: Holmes, Larry.
21: Holyfield, Evander.
22: Hopkins, Bernard.
23: Johnson, Jack.
24: Roy Jones, Jr..
25: Ketchel, Stanley.
26: Klitschko, Vladimir and Vitali.
27: Lamotta, Jake.
28: Langford, Sam.
29: Leonard, Benny.
30: Leonard, Sugar Ray.
31: Lewis, Lennox.
32: Liston, Sonny.
33: Louis, Joe.
34: Marciano, Rocky.
35: Martin, Christy.
36: Floyd Mayweather, Jr..
37: Moore, Archie.
38: Mosley, Shane.
39: Pacquiao, Manny.
40: Papp, László.
41: Patterson, Floyd.
42: Pep, Willie.
43: Robinson, Sugar Ray.
44: Saddler, Sandy.
45: Savón, Félix.
46: Schmeling, Max.
47: Shavers, Earnie.
48: Stevenson, Teófilo.
49: Tiger, Dick.
50: Trinidad, Félix.
51: Tunney, Gene.
52: Tyson, Mike.
53: Soccer.
54: Adu, Freddy.
55: Akers, Michelle.
56: Baggio, Roberto.
57: Ball, Alan.
58: Banks, Gordon.
59: Beckenbauer, Franz.
60: Beckham, David.
61: Best, George.
62: Blanchflower, Danny.
63: Bremner, Billy.
64: Cannavaro, Fabio.
65: Cantona, Eric.
66: Carlos, Roberto.
67: Charlton, Bobby.
68: Charlton, Jack.
69: Chastain, Brandi.
70: Cruyff, Johan.
71: Donovan, Landon.
72: Eusébio.
73: Foudy, Julie.
74: Garrincha.
75: Gerrard, Steven.
76: Giles, Johnny.
77: Hamm, Mia.
78: Heinrichs, April.
79: Henry, Thierry.
80: Hurst, Geoff.
81: Jennings, Pat.
82: Jones, Cobi.
83: Keegan, Kevin.
84: Lalas, Alexi.
85: Law, Denis.
86: Lilly, Kristine.
87: Lineker, Gary.
88: Maradona, Diego.
89: Marta.
90: Matthews, Stanley.
91: Moore, Bobby.
92: Müller, Gerd.
93: Owen, Michael.
94: Parlow, Cindy.
95: Pelé.
96: Platini, Michel.
97: Puskás, Ferenc.
98: Ramos, Tab.
99: Ramsey, Alf.
100: Rivaldo.
101: Romário.
102: Ronaldinho.
103: Ronaldo.
104: Rote, Kyle Jr..
105: Rummenigge, Karl-Heinz.
106: Sánchez, Hugo.
107: Scurry, Briana.
108: Shilton, Peter.
109: Sissi.
110: Stefano, Alfredo Di.
111: Wen, Sun.
112: Basten, Marco Van.
113: Wambach, Abby.
114: Wright, Billy.
115: Wynalda, Eric.
116: Yashin, Lev.
117: Zidane, Zinedine.
118: Zungul, Steve.
Bibliography.
Boxing and Soccer Resources on the World Wide Web.
Glossary.
Boxers Time Line.
Soccer Players Time Line.
International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Ring Magazine Eighty Best Fighters.
Ring Magazine Fighters of the Year.
ESPN Fifty Greatest Boxers of All Time.
Multidivision Boxing Champions.
International Football Hall of Champions.
The FIFA 100.
World Soccer Magazine 100 Greatest Twentieth Century Players.
FIFA World Players of the Year.
World Soccer Magazine World Players of the Year.
Name Index.
Country Index.
Boxers by Weight Divisions.
Soccer Position Index.