Top: babe didrikson with husband george zaharias in 1938 above: didrikson (left) with betty dodd page 1 didrikson, mildred babe (1911-1956) by tina gianoulis. Mildred ella babe didrikson zaharias (/ z ə ˈ h ɑːr i ə s / june 26, 1911 – september 27, 1956) was an american athlete who achieved a great deal of success in golf, basketball, baseball and track and field.
Babe zaharias rookie year 1947 height career earnings $66,237 overview stats results bio videos news 0 0 0 overview player stats view all stats-rolex. Mildred babe didrikson she met george zaharias, and married him didrikson entered the british women's amateur tournament and was the first american women to. Looking back at babe zaharias by don van natta jr babe didrikson zaharias joined the professional golf ranks in august 1947 after becoming the first.
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Babe didrikson zaharias was arguably the best female athlete of all time she played many sports and was better than everyone else in most of them she entered three events in track and field in the 1932 olympics and won two and placed second in the third event, the high jump, only because of the stupidity of the judges. 1 she dropped out of high school to become an athlete babe didrikson zaharias wearing training clothes (credit: new york times co/getty images) didrikson was born into a norwegian immigrant family on the gulf coast of texas, and earned the nickname “babe” after her mother’s habit of.
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