Musial Atop List of Sports Legends Lost in 2013St. Louis native Earl Weaver, the Rams' Deacon Jones, and Jacksonville Ill. native Ken Norton also passed away.
Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken NortonBefore other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Former Heavyweight Champ Ken Norton DiesBoxer grew up in Jacksonville, Illinois.

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