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Babe Didrikson Zaharias – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who had amazing success in golf, basketball, and track and field. But it doesn’t stop there. She also played baseball, billiards, and bowling. All these events at a time when women were discouraged to compete. ESPN ranked her in the top 10 of most important athletes of the […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Sports Month

Running with one boob out, coming up with a roller derby name, and finally learning what Title IX is…it must be episode #2 of the Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast. #Galchampions Your Host: Lisa Leo Gal Pals: Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth YouTube Version Show Notes & Extra’s This episode’s opening quote is from Billie […]

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Sports Gals – Your Gal Friday

Put us in coach ‘cause we’re ready to play, today we’re doing our warm up exercises before sliding into home plate with 3 new amazing episodes covering the life and legacy of – you guessed it – sports gals. Full Episode on YouTube Show Notes & Extra’s: What sports gals Phoebe & Leah love. Who […]

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Inspirational Sisters – Venus & Serena Williams

Tennis players. Olympians. Entrepreneurs. Sisters. Venus and Serena Williams have played tennis as a team and as competitors, they are icons in the world of tennis, but they are first and foremost sisters. Before the gals were born their father, Richard, saw the end of a Tennis tournament where the gal was awarded $40,000 for […]

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Early History of Olympic Women

Did you know men competed nude in the Ancient Olympics?  Did you know there was The Games of Hera, the female version of the Olympics, at the same time, in the same stadiums in Olympia?  Did you know women were not allowed to compete in the first Modern Olympic games of 1896 but were allowed […]