- Zaharias,Mildred Ella Didrikson
Za·har·i·as (zə-hărʹē-əs), Mildred Ella Didrikson. Known as “Babe.” 1914-1956.
American athlete who excelled in basketball, baseball, and track, winning two gold medals at the 1932 Summer Olympics. She later took up golf and won the U.S. (1946) and British (1947) amateur titles and the U.S. Open (1948, 1950, and 1954).
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