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Jim Murray, May 5, 1961

May 5, 2011 |  3:43 am

  May 5, 1961, Mickey Mantle  

  May 5, 1961, Jim Murray  

May 5, 1961: The strange story of Gene Littler illustrates the elusiveness of golf. Seven years ago, this calm, compact young man was almost everybody's best bet to corner the game of golf altogether‚Ķ.  The top is a tough place to begin any career. Gene's game didn't exactly come apart, but he didn't make anybody forget Bobby Jones either, Jim Murray says. 

  May 5, 1961, Jim Murray  

  May 5, 1961, Jim Murray