Muhammad Ali and his mom arrive in Germany, 1966
Published: November 1, 2012
Bob Milnes ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, Germany, August, 1966: Mrs. Odessa Lee Grady Clay proudly watches as her son, world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, makes his way through a crowd of admirers at the Frankfurt airport. Mother and son were arriving in Germany for Ali's upcoming fight with European champion Karl Mildenberger (which Ali won by a TKO in the 12th round).