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Babe Zaharias

Mildred ‘Babe’ Zaharias was one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, accomplished in many sports, and yet she is less known than she should be outside her native America.

Born Mildred Ella Didrikson in 1911 in Port Arthur, Texas, Zaharias was the sixth of the seven children of Norwegian immigrants, Ole and Hannah Didrikson… Read more ›››