To honor Althea Gibson, we created a shirt that surrounds her image with words that embodied her life. "Tennis champion" "#1 in the world", "LPGA golfer", "Class act", "Barrier breaker", etc. Althea was the first black person to step foot on the grass of Wimbledon. She dominated women's tennis in a racially divided time. She won the singles competition at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1957 and 1958, the French Open in 1956 and the Australian Open in 1957. She only left tennis because she could not earn money from playing. She then entered the Ladies Professional Golf Assocaition in 1964, making her the first African American to play in the LPGA.
T-shirt is DryBlend 50 Cotton/50 Poly. Graphic is on the front and the back is blank. Sizes are unisex cut and range from small-XXL while supplies last.
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