PHILADELPHIA (AP) Within the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, Invoice Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historic marker must be an ace – if not for questions on his conduct with teenage boys.
Tilden was the primary American to win Wimbledon, and his athletic accomplishments are arduous to overstate.
A gaggle that had been pushing for a historic marker at Philadelphia’s Germantown Cricket Membership, Tilden’s house courtroom, had its software rejected in March.
The panel cited Tilden’s convictions on costs involving teenage boys within the Nineteen Forties.
Specialists say the lengthy shadow of the Jerry Sandusky scandal makes the marker effort notably robust in Pennsylvania.
The group plans to reapply for the marker later this yr.
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