Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias June 26, 1911 – September 27, 1956) [1] was an American athlete. She had great success in track and field, golf, baseball and basketball. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas in June 1911. Zaharias won two gold Olympic medals and one silver medal in 1932.

Zaharias died in Galveston, Texas from colorectal cancer at the age of 45. she had 4 children

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  1. Jr, Don Van Natta (25 June 2011). "Babe Didrikson Zaharias's Legacy Fades". The New York Times.