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Babe Zaharias

Golf (26-Jun-1914 — 27-Sep-1956)


Susan E. Cayleff. Babe: The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson Zaharias. University of Illinois Press. 1995. 327pp.

William Oscar Johnson; Nancy P. Williamson. Whatta-Gal: The Babe Didrikson Story. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.. 1977. 224pp.

Don Van Natta. Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Little, Brown. 2011. 403pp.

Babe Zaharias; with Harry Paxton. This Life I've Led: My Autobiography. New York: A. S. Barnes & Company. 1955. 242pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1261)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.775)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1597)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.1173)

  10. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (p.775)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.822)

  12. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.144)

  13. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.86)

  14. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.544)

  15. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.886)

  16. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.168)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.67)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.275)

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