Smokin’ Joe Frazier
Executive Director Charles Croce says the first gallery offers an overview of the city’s 300 year history, using an inventive combination of historic objects and first person narratives from contemporary Philadelphians.
Many residents passed by Joe Frazier’s old gym on North Broad Street early Tuesday morning and remembered the former World Champion who died Monday night.
Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, died Monday night after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67.