Ruth Wasn’t The Only Babe

Babe Didrikson was voted the greatest female athlete of the half-century in 1950.  She won seven of nine events in the 1931 AAU Women’s Track & Field meet.   Didrikson also won two gold medals and a silver in the 1932 summer Olympics.  As a golfer, Didrikson won seventeen tournaments in a row in 1946 and 1947.  In 1948, 1950 and 1954, she won the U.S. Women’s Open.

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