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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: ALL-ACCESS
Terry McDonell
December 07, 2009
When Henri Cartier-Bresson, the forefather of modern photojournalism, said that once you miss the moment it is gone forever, he was talking about small moments as well as large. A new exhibit showcasing Walter Iooss Jr. and Neil Leifer celebrates both—from a time when sports photographers could get right next to their subjects, forever freezing them in public triumph and intimate informality
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December 07, 2009

Sports Illustrated: All-access

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WRITTEN ON HIS FACE

The appeal of 24-year-old Jets quarterback Joe Namath is defined during a phone conversation at Shea Stadium.

Photograph by WALTER IOOSS JR., 1967

FANS ON THE FIELD

As the Greatest Game Ever Played fades to black, Colts fans corral Alan Ameche after his title-winning overtime touchdown.

Photograph by NEIL LEIFER, 1958

INNOVATION

A camera rigged under second base is braced for the steal attempt of the Dodgers' Willie Davis against the Phillies.

Photograph by NEIL LEIFER, 1965

INNOVATION II

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