In 1960, before he was known as Muhammad Ali, then eighteen year old Cassius Clay took home the Gold Medal in Light Heavyweight Boxing at the Rome Olympics. The rest of the Muhammad Ali story is one that has been filled with triumphs, not only of opponents, but of cultural adversity as well.
Now fifty years after his decorated and storied career began, the Muhammad Ali Enterprises has teamed up with New Era for a collection of fitted hats honoring The Champ. Not only his unforgettable quotes, but also images that most fans will never forget find their way onto the popular 59FIFTY model from New Era.
Look for these on Eastbay.com later this month.