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Babe Didrikson Zaharias

the making of a champion

by Russell Freedman

  • 356 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956,
    • Athletes -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Women athletes -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Athletes,
    • Women -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      A biography of Babe Didrikson, who broke records in golf, track and field, and other sports, at a time when there were few opportunities for female athletes.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-183) and index.

      Other titlesMaking of a champion
      Statementby Russell Freedman.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV697.Z26 F74 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL387368M
      ISBN 100395633672
      LC Control Number98050208

      Babe Didrikson Zaharias is considered the greatest female athlete of the first half of the 20th century. She was successful in just about every sport she tried, including baseball, although it was well down on her list of accomplishments. Sep 23,  · Babe Didrikson was a well-rounded athlete who not only won basketball championships, but also won gold medals for track and field events in the Olympics, and won several Women Opens in .

      TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Babe Zaharias → Babe Didrikson Zaharias – Before she married she was already famous as "Babe Didrikson". Afterwards she was "Babe Didrikson Zaharias" or "Babe Zaharias". Google books and Google news archive show good evidence of all three. In golf her middle/maiden name is probably usually left out, but golf is only part of her story.

      Jul 31,  · Mildred Didrikson Zaharias was born June 26, , and earned her nickname 'Babe' by hitting five home runs in one childhood baseball game. At the Mildred Didrikson Zaharias. Called "the athlete phenomenon of our time, man or woman," Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias () participated in almost every sport. She excelled as an Olympic athlete and as a golfer. Mildred Didrikson, known throughout her .


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Feb 11,  · This book is an interesting, yet honest look at the life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias. There are parts of the book that are necessarily a bit dry, e.g., the explanation of how and why she tried to regain her amateur status after playing as a professional/5(9).

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For example Born: June 26,Port Arthur, Texas, U.S. Babe Babe Didrikson Zaharias book 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.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American sportswoman who was one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, achieving particular success in basketball and track and field, though she is perhaps best remembered for her achievements in golf. Learn more about Zaharias’s life and career.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of history's greatest athletes as 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. She was elected Woman Athlete of the Year six times, and in was named Woman Athlete of the Half makethemworkforyou.com: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias was an Olympic track and field medalist who was also one of the greatest woman golfers of all time. Learn more at makethemworkforyou.com: Jun 26, Aug 14,  · Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias [Don Van Natta Jr.] on makethemworkforyou.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is the extraordinary story of a nearly forgotten American superstar athlete. Texas girl Babe Didrikson never tried a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Despite attempts to keep women from competing/5(48). In this book, Babe Didrikson Zaharias completely changed what was possible for women in sports-she conquered golf, won gold medals in track and field, and was an All-American basketball player.

Babe Didrikson Zahararias redefined what it meant to be a sports' hero. With her high-level accomplishments in multiple sports, she embodied a true athlete.

BABE DIDRIKSON ZAHARIAS: The Making of a Champion User Review - Kirkus. The best athlete of the 20th century may have been Babe Didrickson Zaharias, who appears in a vibrant biography that crushes any remaining myths about women in sports.5/5(1). Babe Didrikson Zaharias was an outstanding athlete from her early years.

She excelled in basketball, track and field, and golf. In track and field, she won medals or established world records in five different events.

After winning two gold and one silver medal in the Olympics at Los Angeles, she played basketball, appeared at major league. Babe Zaharias and I share a hometown and I've always been curious about her life.

This book was fascinating to me, in that I got a glimpse into her remarkable life and learned so much that I didn't know/5.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a female athlete of America. She was famous for her remarkable performance in basketball and golf. She developed a penchant for sports since her childhood days and she played various types of sports like tennis, volleyball and swimming.

Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrickso Zaharias was born on June 11th, She was an American athlete that outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track & field. The Babe Didrickson Zaharias museum is located in Beaumont, Texas.

Jan 13, Babe has a park. Babe Didrickson had a book. Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum, Beaumont, TX. likes. The Babe Zaharias Museum & Visitor Center celebrates the life & achievements of the "World's Greatest Female Athlete," Babe Zaharias/5(27).

One of the most gifted athletes in the world, Babe Didrikson Zaharias dominated track and field, winning two Olympic gold medals in She went on to compete in baseball, bowling, basketball, tennis, and particularly in golf. The American public was smitten with her wit, frankness, and "unladylike" bravado.

She became an American legend. The legend was challenged, however, by members of the 5/5(1). September 28, OBITUARY Babe Zaharias Dies; Athlete Had Cancer Special to The New York Times.

GALVESTON, Tex., Sept. Mrs. Mildred (Babe) Didrikson Zaharias, famed woman athlete, died of cancer in John Sealy Hospital here this morning. Jul 10,  · Wonder Girl. The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: pp., $ So do you know who made the. They say golf came easy to me because I was a good athlete, but there's not any girl on the LPGA Tour who worked near as hard as I did in golf.

Babe The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Awards and Recognition: Winner of the G.L.A.A.D. Outstanding Book Award (Gay & Lesbian Alliance for Anti-Defamation) One of the most gifted athletes in the world, Babe Didrikson Zaharias dominated track. Babe (TV Movie ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

One of America’s foremost 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 June 26, in Port Arthur, Texas, she was the sixth of seven children born to Norwegian immigrants Hannah Marie and Ole.Babe Didrikson Zaharias Biography, Life, Interesting Facts.

Mildred Ella Didrikson was born on June 26,in Port Arthur, Texas, makethemworkforyou.com parents were Hannah .Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion her record-setting golf career in the '40s and '50s--but his book's greatest strength lies in his portrait of the person behind the athlete, a.