Tennis Star BILLIE JEAN KING Very 1st $100,000/Year Woman Athlete 1971
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your
collectible interest: 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
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