Muhammad Ali

When Muhammad Ali first heard Vin Scully ...

When Muhammad Ali first heard Vin Scully ...

Muhammad Ali stared down curiously from the boxing ring at the famed Main Street Gym in downtown Los Angeles, asking the man with the device pressed to his ear, “What you got there?”

It was April 1962, only a few days after the opening of Dodger Stadium and just a few days before Ali was to stage the first of his three bouts that year at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

Ali, then 20, had never before seen anything like the red Zenith transistor radio that then-frozen food salesman Bill Caplan was holding.

Simultaneously watching the greatest boxer in history train while listening to the best sports broadcaster ever, Caplan, who’s now a Hall of Fame...

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