Didrikson a championship team by herself

Updated: July 10, 2002, 9:36 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

July 16, 1932

Babe gives a performance for the ages. Not Babe Ruth, but Babe Didrikson.

She single-handedly wins the 1932 AAU championships, which serves as the Olympic qualifying, in Evanston, Ill. The sole representative of Employers Casualty Company of Dallas, Babe scores 30 points, eight more than the runner-up team, which had 22 athletes.

In a span of three hours, the 21-year-old Didrikson competes in eight of 10 events, winning five outright and tying for ...

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