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Old 11-17-2012, 07:51 AM   #31
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Default Re: Joe Louis's resume is very poor

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Originally Posted by janitor View Post
Firstly, there is no such thing as a weak era. You don't dominate in any era, without being incredible.

It is interesting that you not Walcott as an exceptional standout. During his own career, few would have compared him to Schmeling or Baer.

Of course if you are right, then Louis beat him twice while he was on the verge of retirment.
Sport's generally progress so yes there is a thing called a weak era, the skill level Walcott/Conn/Schmelling aside simply wasn't too high

Baer had the physical talent and power, but lacked skill
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