Billie Jean King Is Still Hitting Equal Pay Milestones
By Owen Poindexter, published to Front Office Sports
Fifty years ago, Billie Jean King risked her career to advance her sport.
“In ‘72 at the media conference [following her third U.S. Open title], I said we’re not coming back unless we get equal prize money,” King recounted on the Front Office Sports Today podcast. “I hadn’t planned it. I just did it.”