Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias could do it all – she was an Olympic gold medalist, champion golfer, basketball and baseball player, vaudeville performer, celebrity and more. Once she won the US national track and field championships by herself – as in, she was a team of one and beat teams that had over a dozen athletes. Plus: check out the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race, a footrace that manages cover 3,100 miles but just one city block.
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias (WomensHistory.org)
Babe Didrikson (Famous Texans)