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AP PhotoRoger Maris Hit 275 Career Home Runs

60: The Ordeal of Roger Maris

Roger Maris emerges from the dugout to tip his cap after hitting his 61st home run

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Roger Maris, New York Yankees' slugging outfielder, follows through on his swing as he hits his record-breaking 61st home run on the last day of the 1961 ...

Mickey Mantle's powerful swing from the left side of the plate, September 3, 1961

The Babe at bat

On this date in baseball history: Roger Maris hits record 61st home run in 1961 - CBSSports.com

GOODBYE Maris hitting No. 61. Credit National Baseball Hall of Fame, via Reuters

55 years later, Roger Maris' family gets redemption

Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle Roger Maris went on to break Babe Ruths single-seaon home run record by hitting 61 that year.

... to a powerful lineup that already includes American League Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge has baseball fans, Yankee fans, dreaming of record home run ...

MLB Network Remembers: 1961

A dark skinned man in a white baseball uniform takes a left-handed baseball swing

Roger Maris (NY Yankees) hits 61st home run. 10-02-1961

The Babe's last appearance at Yankee Stadium, 1948. A Pulitzer-winning photo by Nathaniel Fein.

See Roger hit his famous 61st Home-Run here! (Compliments of Paul Doherty)

1958 Topps #47 ROGER MARIS SGC 2 G Rookie RC Cleveland Indians Baseball Card 61

Appreciating Roger Maris and his magical 1961 season

1961*: The Inside Story of the Maris-Mantle Home Run Chase (Rough Cut): Phil Pepe: 9781600783906: Amazon.com: Books

If Stanton tops Roger Maris's 61 home runs for a season, “it'll be a big debate” as to what the true record is, said Miami Marlins outfielder Christian ...

Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris's Relationship During the Home Run Record Race of '61

With one extraordinary season Roger Maris secured his place in baseball history. And yet his establishment of the major league home run record in 1961 ...

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Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero

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1962 Topps Roger Maris New York Yankees #1 Baseball Card

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On the anniversary of Babe Ruth's 60th homer; a look at records the Yankees legend still holds. By Paul Liotta

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What's the REAL home run record, anyway?

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2001 book by The Sporting News on the Mantle-Maris home run race of 1961

Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's home-run record after a 34-year wait © New York Daily News Archive

Babe Ruth's 60th home run ball is currently on exhibit in the Museum's Babe Ruth: His Life and Legend exhibit. (Milo Stewart Jr. / National Baseball Hall of ...

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - CIRCA 1999: Stamp printed in USA dedicated to celebrate the

Can Chris Davis break Roger Maris' AL home run record?

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ROGER MARIS 50 Home run seasons: 1961, 61

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Hank Aaron is shown here at bat prior to hitting his 714th home run to tie

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Although his record of 60 home runs has since been surpassed, Babe Ruth's 1927 season ranks as one of the greatest in baseball history.

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End Of The Glorious Ordeal: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's home run record | SI.com

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New York Yankee Great Roger Maris and the stamp issued to honor his 61 Home Runs beating Babe Ruth's record

High-grade Mantle and Maris signatures on a classic 1961 pose at Pristine's June Elite Auction

Is Hank Aaron or Barry Bonds the home run king, Mr Selig?

Roger Maris 1961 Topps #2

See Roger hit his famous 61st Home-Run here! (Compliments of Paul Doherty)

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Photo caption: Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles reacts during a fourth-inning at

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Roger Maris was a bit misunderstood by the press, who treated him unfairly in their

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From left to right, the bats used to hit Babe Ruth's 60th home run in 1927, Roger Maris' 61st in 1961, and Mark McGwire's 70th and Sammy Sosa's 66th in 1998

OTD in 1961, Beginning his historic chase of Babe Ruth's 60 home run season

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Roger Maris 1961 - 57th Home Run as Called by Phil Rizzuto, WPIX-TV, 9/19/1961

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Clap If You Believe In Roger Maris

You will, of course, recall it was Roger Maris who broke Ruth's long-standing record and that his accomplishment was met with equal parts delight and ...

Photo of Roger Maris Museum - Fargo, ND, United States. The other uniforms

Roger Maris' autograph, with some St. Louis Cardinals teammates, on a ball

9/4/1961New York NYORIGINAL CAPTION Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle lost ground in

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Roger Maris, NY Yankees by Arthur Miller, 2018

To put it in simple terms, 61 is the true home run record. Feel free to go ballistic in the comment section, but Roger Maris' home run record is the true ...