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King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

Sep 22, 2018 - Associated Press Financial Wire

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.

The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt "grew up bleeding Dodger blue" in Long Beach. Moffitt later pitched in the majors for teams that included the rival San Francisco Giants, or as King puts it "the wrong team."

King and her partner Ilana Kloss have taken a...