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Gennifer Durham's perfect pitch

Updated: May 2, 2013, 2:41 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

WORCESTER, Mass. -- To throw a knuckleball is to concede imperfection, to strike a bargain with physics, where other pitchers try to bend the game to their will with pinpoint accuracy or overpowering speed.

A knuckleball isn't perfect; it's pragmatic. It need succeed only more than it fails.

A senior catcher on the Holy Cross softball team who also happens to major in physics, Kat Rosenthal has studied the science behind the pitch. She's the kind of catcher who can casually ...

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