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Newseum to present legendary photos of legendary sports photographer Neil Leifer

The right moment at a sports event is notoriously hard to capture but photographer Neil Leifer was usually there to record not only sports plays, but history.

The Newseum has brought together 50 of Leifer’s famous shots in a retrospective called “Photo Finish: The Sports Photography of Neil Leifer.” The show will be on view from November 18 to March 18.

Without a doubt the exhibit will include Leifer’s photography of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston during their heavyweight championship bout in 1965.

Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston 1965 (Neil Leifer 1965)

Yogi Berra hitting a 3-run home run in the 1961 World Series (Neil Leifer 1961)


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