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Babe Didrikson

The Greatest All-Sport Athlete of All Time

by Susan E. Cayleff

  • 183 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Conari Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Zaharias, Babe Didrikson,,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Women athletes,
  • United States,
  • JNF007100,
  • JNF,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Athletes,
  • 1911-1956,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8738038M
    ISBN 101573241946
    ISBN 109781573241946

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    Photo, Print, Drawing [Mildred "Babe" Didrickson Zaharias, full-length portrait, facing front, swinging golf club] [ b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of :// Already famous as Babe Didrikson, she married George Zaharias (–), a professional wrestler, in St. Louis, Missouri, on Decem Thereafter, she was largely known as Babe Didrikson Zaharias or Babe Zaharias. The couple met while playing golf. George Zaharias, a Greek American, was a native of Pueblo, ://

    A statue of an open book stands just behind the marker at Babe Didrikson Zaharias' gravesite. Not far from her gravesite, off Interst is a circular brick museum built in as a tribute   To properly emphasize the impacts that Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias had on golf — or sports, in general — would take hours. Maybe days. But May 1 marks the anniversary of her final LPGA Tour victory — an illustration of her dominance, desire and ://


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Everybody, it seems, knew about this Norwegian-American athletic marvel. Born in Port Arthur, she moved with her family to Beaumont at age 4. Didrikson was an example of early 20th century southern white poverty—that is, poor but not [ ] Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias, one of the greatest all-around athletes of the twentieth century, was born on this day in Famous for setting records in a wide variety of sports, most notably in golf, basketball, and track and field, Didrikson is widely credited with demonstrating that women could excel as professional :// This book is an interesting, yet honest look at the life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

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Reared in poverty in South Texas, she began her extraordinarily versatile athletic career in high school basketball. She soon found that few sports opportunities were open to women. In fact, in the s the trend was toward the elimination of   On JBabe Didrikson won a gold medal in the javelin throw.

On August 3rd and 4th, she ran in the meter hurdles heats and then finals, winning her second gold medal. And on August 7, she battled Jean Shiley to the very end, losing the gold to Shiley on a rule violation.

Somewhere in that week, between July 31 and August 7, Didrikson found time to join three