It’s not enough to just swing at the ball. You’ve got to loosen your girdle and really let it fly.
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All my life I’ve been competing-and competing to win. I came to realize that in this way, this cancer was the toughest competition I had faced yet. I made up my mind that I was going to lick it all the way. I not only wasn’t going to let it kill me, I wasn’t even going to let it put me on the shelf.
|Birth:||26th June, 1911|
|Death:||27th September, 1956|
Mildred Ella Babe Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete who achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field. Already famous as Babe Didrikson, she married George Zaharias, a professional wrestler, in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 23, 1938. Thereafter, she was largely known as Babe Didrikson Zaharias or Babe Zaharias. The couple met while playing golf. George Zaharias, a Greek American, was a native of Pueblo, Colorado. Called the Crying Greek from Cripple Creek, Zaharias also did some part-time acting. The Zahariases had no children and were rebuffed by authorities when they sought to adopt.
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