The Unbeatable Women’s Basketball Team of the Great Depression
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1236 , Segment 1
Episode: Dust Bowl Girls
- Oct 21, 2021 6:00 pm
- 41:06 mins
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"