was born on June 26, 1914, in Port Arthur, Texas, the sixth of seven children.
Billy Mills, Bruce Jenner, Bob Richards, Babe Didrikson
, Michael Johnson, Dan O'Brien, and Stacy Dragila.
Instead, Annika has been caught smiling and joking in the days leading up to this morning's opening round of The Colonial, the tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, that marks the first appearance by a woman in a men's tour event since Babe Didrikson
Zaharias played the Los Angeles Open 58 years ago.
PGA TOUR Sunday (May 25, 11 AM ET/9 AM PT) will recap the history-making week of Sorenstam, as well as pay tribute to the multi-talented athlete, LPGA pioneer and Olympic champion Babe Didrikson
Also not to be missed is Babe: The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson
Zaharias by Susan E.
Other notable track and field stars to grace the fabled orange "Breakfast of Champions" box include Babe Didrikson
in 1935, Lt.
PGA TOUR Sunday (May 25, 11 AM ET/9 AM PT) will recap the history-making week of Annika Sorenstam, as well as pay tribute to the multi-talented athlete, LPGA pioneer and Olympic champion Babe Didrikson
Katharine Hepburn's pants-wearing golfer in the 1952 film Pat and Mike (in which golf star Babe Didrikson
Zaharias had a cameo) was on a par with the sports promoter played by Spencer Tracy.
Wilma Rudolph and Babe Didrikson
Zaharias recognized as
Jim Thorpe joins a distinguished list of Wheaties champions such as Lou Gehrig, Babe Didrikson
, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Walter Payton, Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.
If you're 10 years old these days, how do you separate the next Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrikson
or Joe Louis from the rank and file?
Some 287 detailed biographies and more than 1,000 photos of sports legends from Hank Aaron to Babe Didrikson
Zaharias are included in the Awesome Athletes