In late October 1993, retired tennis legend Bobby Riggs stopped in Corvallis for a quick visit with friends. But the news didn't stay quiet for long, and an otherwise ordinary trip ballooned into a minor attraction, complete with local media coverage, friendly rivalries and a Battle of the Sexes revival, mid-valley style.
Did Riggs change sports history? Could he still command a tennis court at age 75? Would he have to surrender Fresh Mex coupons to a crowd of 150?
We were there, and the answers are here.