publication date: Monday, May 17, 2021 (part of Spring 2021)

category: Sports

clue: The longest reign as world heavyweight champion was by this Alabama-born boxer, who bombed his German opponent before WWII got underway.

explanation: Louis, nicknamed the Brown Bomber, famously defeated German boxer Max Schmeling in 1938. His reign as champion from 1937 until 1949 is the longest in the sport's history. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart


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