People: Oct. 19, 1981

"If you come out, John, I'll let you serve," coaxed a coy Billie Jean King. "You can even pick your own linesman." This last promise was one her quarry couldn't resist, and out from backstage came a head-banded, curly-haired, racquet-wielding Snoopy masquerading as a mild-mannered John McEnroe. The arena was the Grand Ballroom at New York City's Waldorf-Astoria, as the Second Annual Women's Sports Foundation dinner served a sizable helping of awards and raised some $80,000 to encourage women's participation in sports. "I adore John," Billie Jean commented, "but his bark is worse...

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