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Losey.Mia Hamm

  • Mariel Margaret Hamm was born.

    Mariel Margaret Hamm was born.
    She was born in Selma, Alabama on March 17th 1972.
  • Mia's Hero

    Mia's hero and role model was her brother Garrett. He was an adopted child. Garrett was always good at sports and athletics. Mia look up to him as a child.
  • A Strugle With Her Brother

    Mia's brother Garrett was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. Aplastic anemia is a blood disorder that causes the body to fail to produce enough blood platelets.
    Because of this disorder, Garrett had to quit playing spots.
  • The National Team

    The National Team
    In 1987 Mia joins the USA Womans National Team for the first time.
  • Major Earthquake

    In June of 1990, a very large earthquake hit Iran causing 50,000 deaths. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.7.
  • Persian Gulf War

    Persian Gulf War
    Starts- August 2, 1990
    Ends- Febuary 28,1991
  • The Yankees and the World Series

    The New York Yankees won the world series 3 times in this year.
  • School vs. National Team and World Cup

    School vs. National Team and World Cup
    Mia had to chose between school at the University of North Caralina and going to the FIFA World Cup.
  • Interesting Fact

    Interesting Fact
    Mia's college jersey was retired in 1994 at a Duke basketball game during halftime, along with Kristine Lilly's.
  • Mia's Hero, dead

    Mia's brother, Garrett, died in April of 1996 at the age of 28 from Alastic Anemia.
  • World Cup Champion

    World Cup Champion
    In the 1999, the USA Womans National Team won the FIFA World Cup! They won 2-1 against China.
  • Getting Married

    Getting Married
    On November 22, 2003 Mia was married to Nomar Garciaparra. Nomar was a baseball star.