Helen Stephens

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Helen Stephens

Country

United States

Birth - Death

1918 - 1994

Occupation

Sports

Notable Achievements

Olympic Gold

Description

Sprint racer, and winner of double Olympic Gold in 1936 (100m and 4x100m team). Played professional baseball and softball. Considered the first woman to own and manage her own semi-professional basketball team. Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame (1993).

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