Why did Maureen Connolly stop playing tennis?

Horseriding accident

A passing concrete mixer truck frightened her horse Colonel Merryboy, which pinned Connolly between the horse and truck. She was thrown and suffered a compound fracture to her right fibula, which ultimately ended her tennis career at age 19.

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Subsequently, is Little Mo black?

Based on a black-and-white photograph taken in 1952, the portrait is a colorful interpretation of Connolly hitting a low volley. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamp. The “Little Mo” stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp and will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price.

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Thereof, who is Little Mo on the stamp?

“Little Mo” Stamps

In 2019, the U.S. Postal Service® honors extraordinary tennis champion Maureen Connolly Brinker (1934–1969). In the early 1950s, the 5-foot-4-inch dynamo dominated her sport.

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