Other photos include golfer Bobby Jones with his father (1927), Magic Johnson & Larry Bird (1979) at the NCAA championships, Lou Gehrig & Ellsworth "Babe" Dahlgren (1939), Boxer Joe Louis (1936), Roger Maris (1961), Joe Namath (1969), Cassius Clay at age 12, Joe DiMaggio (1933), Bobby Hull (1962), Vince Lombardi (from his playing days at Fordham University 1935), Knute Rockne (1930), and Jim Thorpe & Babe Didrikson
Olympic champions and record-holders Mildred "Babe' Didrikson
, Michael Johnson and Klamath Falls native Dan O'Brien are the latest U.
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During the same time, American javelin thrower and hurdles champ Mildred "Babe" Didrikson
continually set world records.
She is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Babe: The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson
Zaharias (1995) and Babe: The Greatest All-Sport Athlete of All Time (2000).
To those who scoff at the idea that sports counts in the real world, casually bring up Jackie Robinson, Babe Didrikson
Zaharias and Kenichi Zenimura, whose dedication to baseball created major-league-level play in internment camps during World War II.
ZAHARIAS United States: 80-meter hurdles, gold, 1932; javelin, gold, 1932; high jump, silver, 1932
Gut the stands but keep the peristyle and leave the field, and Babe Didrikson
will still be running, and Mary Decker will still be trying to get up.
It focuses not only on modern day athletes but also touches on athletes such as Babe Didrikson
Zaharias, Nancy Lopez, Martina Navratilova, Wilma Rudolph and Billie Jean King.
The story that follows, for instance, is a classic from the pages of Child Life, focusing on the history and life of famous woman athlete Babe Didrikson
Zaharias, who lived and competed in the early to middle years of the 20th century.
No woman has made a PGA Tour cut since Babe Didrikson
Zaharias in 1945.