Mildred "Babe" Didrikson

March 20, 1934

Olympic gold medalist Mildred “Babe” Didrikson pitched one inning of exhibition baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics on this day in 1934.


Babe was named the 10th Greatest North American Athlete of the 20th Century by ESPN, and the 9th Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century by the Associated Press.

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