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Babe Didrikson Zaharias, striving to be champion

by Helen Markley Miller

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Published by Britannica Books in Chicago .
Written in English


About the Edition

A biography of the female athlete who broke records in golf, track and field, and a variety of other sports.

Edition Notes

Other titlesStriving to be a champion.
Statementillustrated by Richard Mlodock
SeriesBritannica bookshelf
ContributionsMlodock, Richard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV697.Z26 M55 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24637099M
OCLC/WorldCa3982628

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She also mastered tennis, played exhibition baseball, and was an 5/5(1). Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias (/ z ə ˈ h ɑːr i ə s /; J – Septem ) was an American athlete who excelled in golf, basketball, baseball and track and won two gold medals in track and field at the Summer Olympics, before turning to professional golf and winning 10 LPGA major championships.

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[Helen Markley Miller] -- A biography of the female athlete who broke records in golf, track and field, and a variety of other sports. Whether it was basketball, track and field, or golf, Mildred Didrikson excelled in whatever sport she tried her hand at, in a time when women were not encouraged to be athletic.

In this generously illustrated biography of the athlete, Freedman focuses on her accomplishments and the means by which she managed to make a living in sports.

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Striving to be champion, Babe Didrikson Zaharias Item Preview remove-circle Striving to be champion, Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Miller, Helen Markley. Publication date Topics Zaharias, Mildred Babe (Didrikson) Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. A biography of the female athlete who broke records in golf, track and field, and a variety of other sportsPages: Babe Didikson.

Striving to be Champion. Chicago, IL: Kingston House, First edition. A very good copy in a good dust jacket. Front flyleaf has a crease on the edge where it was once folded. Dusting to the edges of the upper page Rating: % positive.

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