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- n. Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
- n. United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
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The cornerstones of any collection would feature Jim Bouton's Ball Four, a recklessly candid portrayal of life in Major League Baseball in the 1960s; Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage, on the psychological and physical struggles at the back of the peloton; The Game by Ken Dryden, on the exhilarations and propensity for violence in the National Hockey League; Thomas Hauser's Muhammad Ali His Life and Times; HG Bissinger's Friday Night Lights; McIlvanney on Boxing; almost anything by CLR James, John Feinstein, David Halberstam and current colleagues in no need of a pat on the back here.
By 1968 Muhammad Ali was one of the few black heroes who were unas - sailable from the Left.
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