ZAHARIAS United States: 80-meter hurdles, gold, 1932; javelin, gold, 1932; high jump, silver, 1932
5), Babe Didrikson
Zaharias (9), Wilt Chamberlain (10), Carl Lewis (21), Ben Hogan (25), Jackie Robinson (29), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (31), Magic Johnson (32), Sandy Koufax (34), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (40), Billy Jean King (41), Walter Johnson (42), Pete Sampras (51), Tiger Woods (58), Jerry West (60), Rafer Johnson (61), Edwin Moses (66), Nolan Ryan (67), Elgin Baylor (74), Bill Shoemaker (80), Mark McGwire (84) and O.
The story that follows, for instance, is a classic from the pages of Child Life, focusing on the history and life of famous woman athlete Babe Didrikson
Zaharias, who lived and competed in the early to middle years of the 20th century.
No woman has made a PGA Tour cut since Babe Didrikson
Zaharias in 1945.
to Babe Didrikson
Zaharias' observation that "The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration, then more practice and concentration.
Cuando Mildred Babe Didrikson
leyo sobre los Juegos de Amsterdam 1928, tenia 17 anos de edad y se propuso competir en Los Angeles.
Anthony, Amelia Earhart, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nellie Bly, Babe Didrikson
Zaharias and Elizabeth Blackwell.
In 1974 she formed her own production company and produced "Babe," a bio of Olympic athlete Babe Didrikson
Zaharias, which won a Golden Globe fbr best TV movie.
Caption: This is what a 21-year-old Texas kid named Babe Didrikson
looked like while she was winning six of eight events at the 1932 Olympic Trials.
In 1934, Babe Didrikson
, famous for having won two gold and one silver medal in the 1932 Olympics, was hired as a promotional gimmick to pitch in some Major League exhibition games.
, an outstanding golfer and an Olympic gold medalist in the javelin and hurdles, was tenth on the ESPN list and the highest ranked woman.
With the birth of the 20th century, Annie Taylor survived a barrel trip over Niagara Falls, Annie Oakley was easily out-shooting every man with a gun, Gertrude Ederle swam the English Channel, Margaret Abbott won an Olympic gold medal in golf, and the incomparable Babe Didrikson
was a champion in many sports.