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Who Was Babe Didrikson Zaharias?

October 05, 2023 Dirt Nap City Season 2 Episode 29
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Who Was Babe Didrikson Zaharias?
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Show Notes

Women's athletics has changed greatly since the early 20th century. But one fact remains - Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of the greatest female athletes of all times. She dominated many almost every sport that she participated in - from sprinting, to hurdles, to javelin, to baseball, to tennis, to golf, and she was even a champion seamstress! Babe did it all! But to be a woman and an athlete in those days meant some obstacles and adversity.
Join us as we explore a hero of athletics that may not be as well known as her accomplishments warranted. She had no real rivals during her brief life as an athlete, but her accomplishments helped to pave the way for women's sports as we know it today.

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