A Brief Biography Of Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias is one of the greatest female athletes to date. As her full name is Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias, she was given the name of Babe because of her accomplishment of “hitting five homeruns” in a baseball game during her early years (“Babe Didrikson Zaharias Biography,” 2015). Her talents at an early age helped her excel in multiple sports, such as basketball, track and field, and golf. Her outstanding performance in basketball began when she was in high school, as she was recruited to play for one of the top basketball teams in the country. Her strong skills led her to become “an All-American basketball player” during 1930 to 1932 (Henderson, 2006). Babe’s phenomenal accomplishments of track and field occurred in 1932,

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