Pair of Boxing Gloves

Pair of Boxing Gloves

Maker: Everlast (American, est. 1910)

Medium: Leather

Pair of maroon boxing gloves inscribed in black ink to Senator Edward M. Kennedy by the American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammad 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 Muhammad Ali 7-8-88'

Courtesy of Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy

Courtesy of Senator and Mrs. Edward Kennedy