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Aviation Pioneer Ruth Law Oliver and the Genesis of the Grapefruit League

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Aviation Pioneer Ruth Law Oliver and the Genesis of the Grapefruit League

In 1915 Ruth Law Oliver participated in a publicity stunt for what we would now term baseball's Grapefruit League. Here's why it's named after the fruit.

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Althea Gibson - The first Black woman to compete at Wimbledon

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Althea Gibson - The first Black woman to compete at Wimbledon

Althea Gibson was the first Black woman to compete at Wimbledon in 1951. Her love of the sport opened doors for Black athletes everywhere.

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