Babe Didrikson

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    Babe Didrikson

  • Babe Didriksn born

    She joined the Golden Cyclones. Chosen as an all-american basketball player 2 years in a row.
  • 3 medals won

    Won 2 gold medals 1in Javelin and 1 in 80-meter hurdles and 1 silver medal in high jump at the Olympic games in Los, Angeles, California.
  • Began playing golf

    Began playing golf. went of to win 65 tournemennts.
  • She won

    Won first U.S. open golf tournements.
  • Ladies Pro. Gulf Association

    Helped start the ladies Professional Gulf Association.

    Chosen woman athlete of the year and won second U.S. open gulf tournement. Also won woman athlete of the yearand third U.S. open gulf tournement in 1954.
  • Babe Didrikson died

    Died in Galveston, Texas of cancer.