Joe Louis - 376 Words
1. Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914, in Lafayette, Alabama
2. Joe Louis went on to become the heavyweight champion of the world, holding the title for nearly 12 years and through 25 challenges, the longest reign in professional boxing.
3. In 1942, Joe served in a segregated unit with Jackie Robinson in the U.S. Army, who later became the first African American to play major league baseball.
4. Joe won the U.S. Amateur Athletic Union 175-pound championship...
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