The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Don Van Natta Jr. Texas girl Babe Didrikson never found a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Facing well-known hardships as a woman in the early 1900's, Babe achieved All-American status in basketball and won gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. Then Babe attempted to conquer golf, becoming the first woman to play against men in a PGA tour event.
Author: Don Van Natta Jr
Type: Hard Cover
Category: General Interest
Babe was one of the founders of the LPGA and won more consecutive tournaments than any golfer in history. A rollicking saga, stretching across the first half of the 20th century, Wonder Girl is as fresh, heartfelt, and graceful as Babe herself.