Babe Didrikson Zaharias
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26, 1911, Port Arthur, Texas
Mildred Ella ("Babe") Didrikson Zaharias was an
American athlete named by the Guinness Book of Records, along with
Lottie Dod, as the most versatile female competitor of all time. She
achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field.
Death: September 27, 1956 (age 45), Galveston, Texas.
At the time of her death, she was still in the front ranks of female
golfers. She and her husband had established the Babe Zaharias Fund to
support cancer clinics. Cause of death: Cancer.
Where is Babe Didrikson
- Ascension Cemetery, Lake Forest, California
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas
- Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas