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Juliette P. Atkinson

Juliette P. Atkinson (Tennis.  Born, Rahway, NJ, Apr. 15, 1873; died, Lawrenceville, IL, Jan. 12, 1944.)  One of the first women’s tennis stars to attract significant attention, Juliette Paxton Atkinson made the U.S. singles final four straight years from 1895-98 while playing out of Brooklyn.  She had dominated New York-area play before defeating defending champion […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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