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The Babe, Mildred Didrikson Zaharias

by Beatrice S. Smith

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Published by Raintree Editions, distributed by Childrens Press in Milwaukee, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956.,
  • Golf -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Golfers.,
  • Athletes.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the woman whose success at basketball, tennis, soccer, swimming, track, and golf brought her recognition by many as the most outstanding woman athlete of the century.

    Edition Notes

    Statementauthor, Beatrice S. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV964.Z3 S58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5212923M
    ISBN 100817201378, 081720136X
    LC Control Number75042046

    [ - Babe (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias, Olympic Hall of Fame athlete, champion golf pro, born in It is starting to feel like golf season as I type away here on the terrace of the Grill Room. March Babe Zaharias [ - Babe (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias, Olympic Hall of Fame athlete, champion golf pro, born in Babe Didrikson Zaharias won 31 professional tournaments from. Babe Didrikson Zaharias book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Introducing new readers to some of history's most interestin /5.

    Babe Didrikson and her Western roll style. But then something strange happened. According to the book, Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion, Didrikson was said to have made an illegal jump. Then Babe ran toward the crossbar and leaped off the ground, kicking up her feet and rolling in midair as she went over the bar.   Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias, in any case, had an impressive athletic career, stretching from her All-American basketball designation in the early s and her record-setting Olympic achievements of , to a prolific amateur and professional golf career that ran into the mids.

    Title [Composite of four full-length portraits of Mildred "Babe" Didrickson Zaharias: playing golf in Des Moines in , boxing in New York in , running at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. in , and playing tennis in Beverly Hills, Calif. in ]. Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrikson is considered by many authorities to be the greatest all-round sportswoman in history. She first came to national prominence at the AAU Championships, when her team, Employer's Casualty, won the team title. Babe was the entire team.


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Mildred Didrikson Zaharias was born Jand earned her nickname "Babe" by hitting five homeruns in one childhood baseball game.

At the Olympics, she won medals in the hurdles Born: Born as Mildred Ella Didrikson in Port Arthur, Texas, USA, Babe Didrikson Zaharias was the sixth of seven children of Ole Didrikson, a ship’s carpenter and cabinetmaker and Hannah Marie Olsen.

Inher family shifted to Beaumont, Texas. Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a world-famous athlete at the time of her death from cancer. She played basketball and baseball, was champion swimmer and diver, a gold-medalist at the Olympics in Track and Field and professional golfer who founded the LPGA/5.

One of America’s Mildred Didrikson Zaharias book female athletes, Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias was an Olympic gold medal winner who broke world records in multiple sports and went on to found the Ladies Pro Golf Association.

Born on J in Port Arthur, Texas, she was the sixth of seven children born to Norwegian immigrants Hannah Marie and Ole.

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Top: Babe Didrikson with husband George Zaharias in Above: Didrikson (left) with Betty Dodd. Page 1 Didrikson, Mildred "Babe" () by Tina GianoulisFile Size: 33KB. "It may be another 50 or 75 years before such a performer as Mildred Didrikson Zaharias again enters the lists. For even if some yet unborn games queen matches her talent, versatility, skill, patience and will to practice, along with her flaming competitive spirit, there still remains the little matter of courage and character, and in these departments the Babe must be listed with the.

When Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a child, her goal was to be the greatest athlete who ever lived. Few people come as close to their childhood goals as Babe did. She was an All-American basketball player, an Olympic gold medalist in track and field, and a championship golfer who won eighty-two amateur and professional tournaments.

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Though she gained her greatest professional fame as a golfer, she rivalled Jim Thorpe in her remarkable ability to excel at nearly any sport. Babe Didrikson began as a basketball All-American, then won two track and field golds at the Olympics.

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Mildred Ella Didrikson was the sixth of seven children born in the coastal oil city of Port Arthur in southeastern Texas. BEAUMONT, Tex. — Mildred Ella Babe Didrikson Zaharias has, in many ways, become America’s all-but-forgotten sports superstar. And nowhere .