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Happy Birthday, Billie Jean King, Tennis Star and Feminist Pioneer

November 22, 2010
by Denis Cummings
Tennis star Billie Jean King spent her career campaigning for gender equality in sports. Her win in 1973’s highly publicized “Battle of the Sexes” match helped to legitimize women’s athletics in the eyes of the world.