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Great women athletes of the 20th century

Condon, Robert J.

Great women athletes of the 20th century

by Condon, Robert J.

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women athletes -- Biography.,
  • Women athletes -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Robert J. Condon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 C68 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1567195M
    ISBN 100899505554
    LC Control Number91052633

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She argued for equality and women being more self-dependent and less dependent on men. History is replete with great women athletes, about whom little has been written. This book highlights 50 from the 20th century. Part One presents the author's judgment as to the five greatest women either dominated a sport for a decade or more; competed successfully in several sports; or established standards by which later competitors were : Robert J.

Condon. The LPGA will crown its champion later today, but it was on this date years ago that one of the catalysts for the LPGA and the greatest female athlete of all-time was born.

Though there have been many great female athletes, none has ever been able to duplicate the athletic prowess or cross into the world of men’s sports with quite as much success as Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

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Good coffee table book featuring some of the greatest athletes of the 20th Century. The photography is second to none. Of course, books like this are always subject to both debate and become dated, but it's a fun book to read through nonetheless/5.

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The greatest athlete of the 20th century, according to the SportsCentury program on ESPN, is basketballer Michael Jordan, apparently in a close call with baseball player Babe Ruth.

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She is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes Born: JPort Arthur, Texas, U.S. In a glittering ceremony at the World Athletics G in Monte-Carlo's Grand Hotel, Carl Lewis and Fanny Blankers-Koen were announced as Top Male and Female Athletes of the 20th Century while Michael Johnson and Gabriela Szabo were selected as World Athletes of Throughout the 20th century, sport and its values remained tied to concepts of heterosexual masculinity.

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: Mark Hauser.InLife magazine even named her to its list of the " Most Important Americans of the 20th Century." She was one of only four athletes and the only female athlete to make the list.