Tennis icon Billie Jean King has been a Dodgers fan for years. Now she’ll own a piece of the team

Published to Los Angeles Times on September 20, 2018

When she wasn’t playing tennis, she was dreaming of Dodgers.

As a kid in Long Beach in the mid-1950s, Billie Jean King would sit across from her father at the kitchen table and excitedly listen to him reading newspaper accounts of a blue-clad squad that could soon be moving from Brooklyn to Los Angeles.

It was almost as if the Dodgers and Billie Jean King were destined to one day find their way back to each other, and so they will.

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