LeBron James, Jesse Owens and more: See the Ohio sports legends exhibit opening this week

LeBron James, Jesse Owens and more: See the Ohio sports legends exhibit opening this week

Ever wonder what was going through Buster Douglas’ head when he delivered the winning knock out punch to Mike Tyson in 1990? What about when Jack Nicklaus decided in 1976 to launch a golf tournament that has since turned into a worldwide sports phenomenon?

Now you can find out, thanks to a new exhibit at the Ohio History Center.

This week, the Ohio History Connection will open one of its largest exhibits ever at the Columbus museum. Called “Ohio – Champion of Sports,” the three-floor, 6,800-square-foot exhibit includes 70 stories and 35 oral histories covering more than 25 different sports.

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Emily Bench.

Originally published March 11. 2019.

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