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Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston after knocking him out in the first round of their 1965 fight. Ali turns 72 today. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston after knocking him out in the first round of their 1965 fight. Ali turns 72 today. (Neil Leifer/SI)

In this 1965 photo, UCLA defender Doug McIntosh shows off the stifling zone press defense of UCLA. (Neil Leifer/SI)

In this 1965 photo, UCLA defender Doug McIntosh shows off the stifling zone press defense of UCLA. (Neil Leifer/SI)

SI photographer Neil Leifer captures this aerial view of a 1965 Kentucky-Houston game at Robertson Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

SI photographer Neil Leifer captures this aerial view of a 1965 Kentucky-Houston game at Robertson Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers run a wind sprint during spring training in March 1965. Six months later, the team would win the World Series. Will the 2012 Dodgers, bolstered by the recent acquisitions of Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Josh Beckett, win a championship in October? (James Drake/SI)

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Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers run a wind sprint during spring training in March 1965. Six months later, the team would win the World Series. Will the 2012 Dodgers, bolstered by the recent acquisitions of Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Josh Beckett, win a championship in October? (James Drake/SI)
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Floyd Patterson throws a punch at Muhammad Ali during their 1965 fight at Las Vegas Convention Center. Ali would go onto win by a TKO in the 12th round. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Never-Seen Photos of Muhammad Ali

Floyd Patterson throws a punch at Muhammad Ali during their 1965 fight at Las Vegas Convention Center. Ali would go onto win by a TKO in the 12th round. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Never-Seen Photos of Muhammad Ali

Jack Nicklaus takes a shot on the 18th hole during the 1965 Masters. Nicklaus won the tournament after posting a record 17-under-par 271 to capture his second Masters title.  (Marvin E. Newman/SI) 

GALLERY: SI’s 1960s Masters Photos

Jack Nicklaus takes a shot on the 18th hole during the 1965 Masters. Nicklaus won the tournament after posting a record 17-under-par 271 to capture his second Masters title.  (Marvin E. Newman/SI) 
GALLERY: SI’s 1960s Masters Photos

Baseball’s top Latin American players — Felix Mantilla, Roberto Clemente, Tony Oliva, Cookie Rojas, Juan Marichal, Zoilo Versalles, Vic Davalillo and Leo Cardenas — pose before on the field before the 1965 All-Star game. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

Baseball’s top Latin American players — Felix Mantilla, Roberto Clemente, Tony Oliva, Cookie Rojas, Juan Marichal, Zoilo Versalles, Vic Davalillo and Leo Cardenas — pose before on the field before the 1965 All-Star game. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

Jack Nicklaus wins the 1965 Masters with a then-record 17-under, a feat later broken by Tiger Woods’ 18-under 270 in 1997. The 2012 Masters begins on Thursday. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)

GALLERY: 1960s Masters Photos From Sports Illustrated


Jack Nicklaus wins the 1965 Masters with a then-record 17-under, a feat later broken by Tiger Woods’ 18-under 270 in 1997. The 2012 Masters begins on Thursday. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)
GALLERY: 1960s Masters Photos From Sports Illustrated

Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston after knocking him out in the first round of their 1965 fight. Ali turns 70 today. (Neil Leifer/SI)

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SI VAULT: Ali beats Frazier in Manilla (10.13.75)

Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston after knocking him out in the first round of their 1965 fight. Ali turns 70 today. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Muhammad Ali | Ali at 70VIDEO: Boxing historian Bert Sugar on greatness of AliSI VAULT: Ali beats Frazier in Manilla (10.13.75)

Muhammad Ali leans in to get a close look at the scale during the weigh-in prior to his 1965 fight against Sonny Liston. (Neil Leifer /SI)

SI VAULT: Ali’s punch was so fast no one believed it (6.7.65)

Muhammad Ali leans in to get a close look at the scale during the weigh-in prior to his 1965 fight against Sonny Liston. (Neil Leifer /SI)
SI VAULT: Ali’s punch was so fast no one believed it (6.7.65)

Giants pitcher Juan Marichal attempts to club Dodgers catcher Johnny Roseboro with bat during a 1965 Dodgers-Giants game. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Giants pitcher Juan Marichal attempts to club Dodgers catcher Johnny Roseboro with bat during a 1965 Dodgers-Giants game. (Neil Leifer/SI)