Neil Leifer

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Leifer has published sixteen books - among them his best selling 1978 Abrams coffee table book, "Sports", a collection of sports photographs, the first of its kind. In 1985, Doubleday published Neil Leifer's "Sports Stars". 1992 saw the publication of three new coffee table books: "Muhammad Ali - Memories", published by Rizzoli, Safari, a collection of Africa animal pictures published by Reader's Digest, and a new collection of sports pictures, "Sports", published by Collins. In September 2001, "The Best of Leifer" was published by Abbeville Press. The book is a retrospective of Leifer's 40 years as a photojournalist and showcases the best of his sports and non-sports photographs. Leifer's eleventh book, "Neil Leifer: Portraits", with an introduction by Tom Brokaw, was published by St. Ann’s Press in November 2003. In September 2006 Abbeville Press published "A Year in Sports", a 348-page coffee table book with an introduction by Frank Deford. In November 2007, TASCHEN published "Neil Leifer, Ballet in the Dirt: The Golden Age of Baseball", with an introduction by Ron Shelton. The book is a collection of Leifer’s baseball photographs of the 1960s and 1970s, the “Golden Age of Baseball”. In November 2008, TASCHEN published "Guts and Glory: The Golden Age of American Football 1958-1978", with an introduction by the late Los Angeles Times Sports columnist Jim Murray. The book is a collection of Leifer’s football photographs of the late 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. And in April 2016, the University of Texas Press published "Relentless: The Stories behind the Photographs", Leifer gives a behind the scenes look at the stories behind fifty of his most iconic pictures.

Many of Neil Leifer’s images are available for sale as limited edition fine art prints. All photographs are produced from the original transparency and/or negative and come with a certificate of authenticity. Limited edition prints are individually numbered and signed by Neil Leifer. All prints are exhibition quality prints on archival paper and most are available in the following sizes: 11″ x 14″, 16″ x 20″ and 20″ x 24″. Some prints may be available as open editions and larger prints may be available for some photos as well. Prices start at $750.

Williams retired from boxing after the Ali bout, but later made a comeback. Although able to defeat journeymen fighters, he suffered several knockout losses before retiring for good in 1972. Williams finished his career with a record of 78 wins (58 KOs), 13 losses and 1 draw. In 2003, he was ranked 49th in Ring Magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. Ring Magazine in the 80’s reported he drove a forklift truck later for a while as a job. In 1999, Cleveland Williams was killed in a hit and run accident.