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Today in 1881, Eleonora Sears was born in Boston. She would go on to be one of the most versatile and accomplished athletes of the early 20th century, excelling in dozens of sports, from tennis and squash to boxing and auto racing. Plus: the website House Rules catalogs all the fun homegrown variations people have come up with for classic board games.
A Woman to Know: Eleanora Randolph Sears (A Woman To Know)
Eleonora Sears, Blueblood Bad Girl on the Tennis Courts (New England Historical Society)https://anchor.fm/coolweirdawesome/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coolweirdawesome/support