Bo Belinsky: Our First Original Playboy Athlete

Bo Belinsky: Our First Original Playboy Athlete

He fucked Ann-Margret, Mamie Van Doren, Tina Louise, Connie Stevens, and he partied with Eddie Fisher, Dean Martin, and Henry Fonda. He would show up at his team's hotel at 5 a.m., "reeking of bitch and booze," a playboy from a time before Namath or Ali or the dawn of faux cool. Pat Jordan, author of A False Spring, on the genuine charms of Bo Belinsky. READ »
ALSO: Jordan's 1972 Sports Illustrated profile of Belinsky

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Bo Belinsky: Our First Original Playboy Athlete

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Bo Belinsky: Our First Original Playboy Athlete

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