Preacher, Puncher, Patriot

Boxing and business champion George Foreman receives the Legion’s James V. Day Good Guy Award.


“Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!” legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell famously exclaimed just minutes before introducing the new heavyweight boxing champion of the world, George Foreman. But patriotic Americans were already inspired by Foreman’s display of talent and his waving of a small American flag after winning a gold medal over a Russian opponent during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

To read more and see the full interview with George Foreman from The 95th National Convention visit: http://www.legion.org/georgeforeman

 

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