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Jan. 17, 1947: Big Bill Tilden Gets Jail for Morals Case Involving Teenage Boy

Note: This is a post I wrote in 2006 for the 1947project. Jan. 17, 1947: William (Big Bill) Tilden, 54-year-old internationally known tennis star, yesterday was sentenced to serve nine months in the County Jail with a road gang recommendation … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Los Angeles Tennis Club, Society Racket

  The Los Angeles Tennis Club, Modern Screen, 1931-32.     Long a favorite activity of high society, tennis has been a way to fashionably exercise and enjoy time with friends for centuries. Los Angeles “in crowd” flocked to tennis, … Continue reading

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Bonds slams the Dodgers

June 26, 1968 By Keith Thursby Times staff writer difficult to imagine a better debut than Bobby Bonds’ first game for the Giants against the Dodgers. Bonds, described in Dan Hafner’s story as a tall, rangy youngster from Riverside, hit … Continue reading

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The day in sports

July 27, 1957Los Angeles Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4

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