Didrikson


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Didrikson was the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic champion in the javelin and 80-meter hurdles and silver medallist in the high jump.
Please turn to "Babe Didrikson Zaharias," and find out how much greater two magazines can be when they pool their talents into one top title
to Babe Didrikson Zaharias' observation that "The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration, then more practice and concentration.
In "Babe Didrikson," Grantland Rice describes the Olympian's javelin "that flashed its flame/On by the record test.
Thus anyone who cares to know of the contributions of Mildred Zaharias Didrikson to American culture will find a summation of her sporting career here.
Babe Didrikson, an outstanding golfer and an Olympic gold medalist in the javelin and hurdles, was tenth on the ESPN list and the highest ranked woman.
Recognized for his kindness, he collected comrades, knew the stars of the day, from Ty Cobb to Babe Didrikson, and produced a steady flow of upbeat columns and poetry.
The Swiss-style chalets, uncommon to Southern California, are now in disrepair, but in their prime 52 years ago, they housed such athletes as Eleanor Holm, Babe Didrikson, Buster Crabbe and other Olympic contestants from around the world come in quest of Olympic gold.
The newest Wheaties packages will be available nationally beginning next month as the Breakfast of Champions continues the ongoing tradition of honoring great American athletes dating back to Johnny Weismuller and Babe Didrikson in the 1930s.
Evert won four from 1974-80, while Babe Didrikson collected a record six -- one for track in 1932, and five for golf from 1945-54.
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.
Many years ago, an athlete named Babe Didrikson Zaharias amazed people with her skills.
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.
The soon-to-be-released packages will be available nationally beginning in September, continuing Wheaties' storied tradition of honoring great American champions dating back to Johnny Weismuller and Babe Didrikson in the 1930s.
Audrius Barzdukas, the school's director of athletics, has called her a ``modern-day Babe Didrikson Zaharias.