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Marquette Magazine (Winter 2010) full of MU Athletics-related content

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The newest Marquette Magazine (Winter 2010) has some very interesting articles that pertain to athletics at Marquette. They are:


Ludum habemus* [*we got game]

By Dan McGrath

Former Chicago Tribune sports editor and 1972 Marquette graduate, Dan McGrath, dives into the history of college basketball and Catholic NCAA institutions. 


Friends Gathered a Final Time For Linda Tully

By Jay Sanders

Former Marquette women's volleyball player Linda Tully passed away this past summer after a brain injury suffered in a car accident left her in a coma for the past 24 years. 


(A Linda Tully Memorial Scholarship was established at Immaculate Conception High School in Elmhurst, Ill. See the article for more details.)


"Fanciest Fielding First Baseman Ever"

By Nicole Sweeney Etter

Dorothy "Kammie" Kamenshek (PT, '58) played for the Rockford Peaches of the All-American Girls Baseball League in the 1940s and early '50s. Kamenshek was the only player to be recruited by a men's team, led the league with a .292 career batting average and was considered the best player in professional women's baseball. In the movie A League of Their Own, it has been speculated that Geena Davis' character was loosely based on Kamenshek.

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