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Congratulations, Billie Jean King!

Tennis icon Billie Jean King was honored by both her hometown of Long Beach, Calif. and the Los Angeles Dodgers this past weekend.

Long Beach opens the Billie Jean King Main Library, a 92,500 square foot building for the community
Billie Jean King speaks at the grand opening of the new Billie Jean King Main Library in Long Beach, Calif., on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
Photo by Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images

Tennis legend Billie Jean King marked memorable milestones on Friday, Saturday and Sunday: three amazing days in which she revisited her history, shared her inspiring story with young people, celebrated her ongoing contributions to sport and diversity, and received the honor of a lifetime, one that will be be recognized for generations to come.

Here is a look back, with a little help from Ms. King’s Twitter feed.

On Friday, she shared a photo from the day she and her parents showed up in Houston, Tex. for a tennis match against Bobby Riggs, that became known as “The Battle of the Sexes.”

Followers cheered this memory, and one tweeted how much King’s victory on that court meant to her.

Another follower asked BJK if she’d be at Dodgers Stadium Saturday night, and got a reply. More about that shortly.

Also Friday, King made a trip to Oropeza Elementary School in Long Beach, Calif., where she gave children copies of her book, “I Am Billie Jean King.”

Saturday started with the dedication of the Billie Jean King Main Library in Long Beach, Calif.

And it ended with a game at Dodgers Stadium with her partner, former tennis pro Ilana Kloss.

Kloss and King are minority owners of the team. And Saturday’s game wasn’t just any ordinary baseball game. It was Billie Jean King Bobblehead Night.

In addition to signing a select number of the 40-thousand bobbleheads, King also signed autographs at the game. Also in attendance was actor Ashton Kutcher and his wife, Mila Kunis.

Unfortunately, the Dodgers lost to the Colorado Rockies, 4-2.

King and Kloss hoped for a better outcome the next day, when they attended Sunday’s WNBA semi-final game between the Connecticut Sun and Los Angeles Sparks. The power couple are minority owners in the Sparks and sat courtside in the Walter Pyramid arena at Long Beach State University. The game was moved there because the Sparks’ normal home, Staples Center, wasn’t available.

The Sun swept the Sparks by winning game 3 at LBSU, 78-to-56.

BJK tweeted late Sunday night that even though the ending was not what fans wanted, the team did enjoy “an incredible season.”