Maker: Everlast (American, est. 1910)
Pair of maroon boxing gloves inscribed in black ink to Senator Edward M. Kennedy by the American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammed Ali. Left glove: 'To Senator Ted Service to others is the rent we pay for our room in HEAVEN. Thanks for your service Muhammed Ali 7-8-88'. Right glove: 'Senator Ted I hope this glove helps you knock OUT injustice. Your friend Muhammed Ali 7-8-88'
Courtesy of Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy
Courtesy of Senator and Mrs. Edward Kennedy