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Jim Murray, April 6, 1961

April 6, 2011 |  4:29 am

  April 6, 1961, Alex Perez  

  April 6, 1961, Jim Murray  

April 6, 1961: James Gilliam Jr. is with the Dodgers but not of them. He starts every season in the dugout. He sleeps every night with his bag packed at his feet and rumors of a trade swirling around in his dreams. Then the season starts and some phenom begins to leak at the seams. The manager sets  a hysterical search and there sits Jim Gilliam -- waiting.

  April 6, 1961, Jim Murray