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Shirley Hardman
Birth: Jun. 7, 1939
Washington, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1973
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Athlete. Nicknamed "The Blonde Bomber", she was a popular star of Roller Derby during that sport's heyday in the late 1960s. Between 1965 and 1973 Hardman skated for the New York Bombers, Texas Outlaws, and Los Angeles T-Birds, helping the latter win the World Championship in 1971. Her death at 34 was the result of an accidental drowning. Aficionados of the game regard Hardman as possibly the greatest of Roller Derby's female skaters. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Oakwood Memorial Park
Chatsworth
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Oakview, Lot 264, Space 8
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Oct 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11863662
Shirley Hardman
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Shirley Hardman
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Shirley Hardman
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Added by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
 
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I remember you when I was a child and my grandma and I watched you on tv, God bless you dear lady.
- oldiebutgoodie
 Added: Aug. 2, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. I got a chance to watch you skate one time. A true master of the sport.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Aug. 1, 2016
I was just a little girl who never missed watching you skate. My Grandfather had just bought tickets for us to see you in St. Louis when your untimely death occurred. He had to break the news to a heartbroken 7 year old. I cried for hours. You will n...(Read more)
- Tonya Geldbach
 Added: Jun. 22, 2016
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