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Billie Jean King 1st $100,000 woman in sports...

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October 04, 1971

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1971

* Tennis player Billie Jean King
* Very 1st Woman athlete to earn $100,000

The sport's section (page 58) has a one column heading: "MRS. KING POSTS EARNINGS RECORD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning a tennis tournament and becoming the very first woman athlete to make $100,000 or more in a single year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 72 pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century