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Roger Maris
Roger Maris - Notable Historical Events

Roger MarisDec 11, 1959

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Roger Maris - Historical Events
Date Event
1959-12-11

Yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri

1960-11-02

Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222

1961-04-26

Roger Maris hits 1st of 61 homers in 1961

1961-06-11

Roger Maris hits 19th & 20th of 61 HRs

1961-06-19

NY Yankee Roger Maris hits his 25th of 61 HRs

1961-07-17

Roger Maris loses a HR (of his 61) due to a rain-out in 5th

1961-07-24

Roger Maris hits 4 home runs, in a doubleheader

1961-09-20

Roger Maris hits home run # 59 & barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

1961-09-26

Roger Maris hits HR #60 off Jack Fisher, tying Babe Ruth's record

1961-10-01

Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs (off of Tracy Stallard)

1961-11-15

Roger Maris is voted AL MVP

1962-05-22

Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inn game

1964-10-14

Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches

1966-12-08

A terrible Yankee trade, Roger Maris for Card's Charlie Smith

1985-07-13

NY Yankees retire Roger Maris (9) & Elston Howard (32) uniforms

1991-09-04

Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

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Roger Maris - Notable Birthdays

Roger MarisSep 10, 1934

Roger Maris - Birthdays
Date Event
1922-03-23

Sid Cichy, Roger Maris

1932-08-04

Jim Coates, Roger Maris

1934-09-10

Roger Maris, Hibbing, Minnesota, Yankee, HR champ (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), (d. 1985)

1934-9-10

Roger Maris, Safe at Home!

Roger Maris - Notable Weddings

Roger MarisOct 13, 1956

Roger Maris - Weddings
Date Event
1956-10-13

MLB player Roger Maris (22) weds high school sweetheart Pat Carvell at St. Anthony Padua Church

Roger Maris - Notable Deaths

Roger MarisDec 14, 1985

Roger Maris - Deaths
Date Event
1985-12-14

Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51

1985-12-14

Roger Maris, Safe at Home!

2006-01-07

Sid Cichy, Roger Maris


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