Our Favorite Photos From The New LIFE Magazine Photo Archive

California Correspondent November 20, 2008 4

Google just completed digitizing over 1 million images from LIFE Magazine, of which 95% have never been published. There are a ton of awesome sports photos in this collection and here are the top 10 shots we found. Check it out yourself.

1. Packers vs Browns in 1966. I wish all football games looked like this.

2. Wilt Chamberlain towering over the Celtics

3. Joe Namath and Farah Faucet in towels

4. Pele in action in 1977

5. Roger Maris smoking a cigarette in the clubhouse in 1960

6. Frazier and Ali at MSG in 1971. Ali takes a hard left jab.

7. Satchel Paige showing off his size 14 shoe as he delivers his famous “cannonball” pitch.

8. Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics after setting a new world record

9. San Francisco welcomes the New York Giants in 1958

10. Californians learn to surf in 1961


  1. Butterball November 20, 2008 at 10:12 am -

    Joe Namath…once a scumbag always a scumbag

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