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The Unbeatable Women’s Basketball Team of the Great Depression

Constant Wonder
  • Oct 21, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 41:06

Women’s basketball, once labeled unladylike and detrimental to female health, was taken to new heights by the OPC Cardinals. Coached by Sam Babb, they pulled off an incredible three-year, 89-game winning streak and went on to win two Amateur Athletic Union national titles, the North American championship, and the 1933 Women’s World Championship. Guest: Lydia Reeder, author of "Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team that Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory"