Casey: Joe Frazier’s Heart as Big as His Left Hook

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today released the following statement  on the death of Joe Frazier:

“Smokin’ Joe was an American boxing legend and Philadelphia icon -- our real life Rocky.  He had a heart as big as his left hook.  Joe Frazier made his mark on Pennsylvania not only as a sports legend but, more importantly, as a dedicated and generous community leader. He came from humble beginnings in South Carolina and through hard work and determination became one of the world’s most well-known boxers.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.”