Famous female firsts in sports history
Based on the news that Danica Patrick won the Daytona 500 pole Sunday, here are more famous female firsts in sports history.
Feb. 17, 2013: Danica Patrick wins the pole at Daytona 500, the first woman to ever clinch a pole in the Cup Series. The previous best start was ninth by Janet Guthrie.
Sept. 9, 2012: Shannon Eastin became first woman to be an official in an NFL regular-season game.
Aug. 8, 2012: For the first time, the United States sends more female athletes ...
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