BABE DIDRIKISON ZAHARIAS, American athlete (d. 1956); An athlete considered to be perhaps the greatest all-around female athlete of all time. She achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field.

In 2007, Lesbian playwright Carolyn Gage started working on a full-chorus, full-orchestra musical about Zaharias (who is thought to have been a Lesbian) called Babe. In 2009, Little, Brown published a major biography of Babe by author and New York Times journalist Don Van Natta, Jr. entitled, “Wonder Girl.”