A Rocky Round for Mickey

Oct. 30, 1961
Oct. 30, 1961

Table of Contents
Oct. 30, 1961

Hockey Schedule
Sierra Nevada Legend
Pro Basketball 1961 Preview
Bowling League
Football's Week
Field Hockey
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

A Rocky Round for Mickey

Even though the Series was over and done, it was Yankee vs. Red vs. the rest of the National and American leagues once again at the Baseball-Celebrity Golf Tournament in Palm Desert, Calif. last week. As these pictures show, the Bronx Bombers' Mickey Mantle was right in there slugging. But, what with a sand trap here, a patch of rough there and a stretch of downright jungle elsewhere, Mick didn't do so well. His 256 for 54 holes (77,97,82) was well behind the 241 carded by the Cincinnati Reds' Manager Fred Hutchinson and an even more discouraging 32 strokes behind the winner: Coach Peanuts Lowrey of the Philadelphia Phillies (sic).

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