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15 Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

By Pretendmanblog @pretendmanblog

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Whether you’re a sport addict that can’t go a single day without a testosterone update or you’re more of a passing voyeur to it all. There’s no denying the beauty and power of great sport photography.

Sports Illustrated recently compiled a list of the greatest images of all time to grace modern society, from the genuinely inspirational and awe inspiring to the more quieter serene, calms before the storm, here are our favorite fifteen from the list.

Almost, just almost enough to make us want to join a gym and get into shape. Almost.

Muhammad Ali knocks out Cleveland ‘Big Cat’ Williams, November 14, 1966.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Willie Mays, World Series, September 29, 1954.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Michael Phelps, Beijing Olympics, August 16th, 2008.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Muhammad Ali’s first round knock-out of Sonny Liston, May 25th, 1965.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Ervin Kovacs at the Paralympic Game, September 21st, 2004

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Michael Jordan at the All Star Weekend, February 6th, 1988

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Babe Ruth, 1926

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Roger Bannister, British Empire and Commonweatlh Games, August 7th, 1954

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Nadia Comaneci, Montreal Olympics, August 2nd, 1976.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Dennis Rodman, Pacers at Bulls, March 7th, 1997

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Alan Ameche, NFL Championship Game, Dec 28th 1958

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Julien Leparoux and Sanibel Storm, Keeneland Racecourse, April 28th, 2006.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Ben Johnson, Summer Olympics September 24th, 1988.

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Vince Young, Rose Bowl, January 4th, 2006

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Joe Dimaggio, Yankees at Senators, June 29th, 1941

15 greatest sports photos of all time

Check out the full list at Sports Illustrated here.

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