Lacrosse Hall of Famer James (Mickey) Webster Passes Away

James McCormick (Mickey) Webster Jr. died Friday of pancreatic cancer at age 75. Webster was a co-captain of the 1959 Johns Hopkins team that won the national championship. An attack man, he was a three-time first-team All-American from 1957-1959.

Webster was inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1978 and was a long-time active member of the U.S. Lacrosse Foundation.

Webster was a 1955 graduate of Boys' Latin School, where he lettered in three sports. He was also lacrosse team captain as a senior, when he received a C. Markland Kelly Award as an outstanding area high school player.

A mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11:00 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street.

Read the full obituary at the Baltimore Sun web site.


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