Leigh Montville
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Leigh Montville

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Leigh Montville is a NYT best-selling author of nine books on sports personalities ranging from Muhammad Ali, Ted Williams and Babe Ruth to Manute Bol and Evel Knievel. He has been a columnist for the Boston Globe and a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. In 2016, he received the Red Smith Award for "major contributions to sports journalism" from the Associated Press Sports Editors. He is a member of the Hall of Fame at the National Sports Media Association in Salisbury, N.C. Named to the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, he could not decide whether he should be inducted as a Shirt or a Skin. (He was inducted as a sportswriter.) He lives outside Boston.
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    • The Biography of an American Hero
    • By: Leigh Montville
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 04-21-04
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 216 ratings

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    • The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
    • By: Leigh Montville
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 04-26-11
    • Language: English
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    • The Life and Times of Babe Ruth
    • By: Leigh Montville
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-06
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 220 ratings

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    • Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966 -1971
    • By: Leigh Montville
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-17
    • Language: English
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