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01/10/1961 Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth’s record


Roger Maris 1961 - 61st Home Run as Called by Red Barber, WPIX-TV, 10/1/1961


Roger Maris 1961 - Mel Allen-Roger Maris Interview, Yankee Stadium, WPIX-TV, 9/1961


Roger Maris Home Run Record 1961


Mickey Mantle: The 1961 Home Run Race with Roger Maris

Roger Maris was an American professional baseball player who played right field on four Major League Baseball teams. His record of 61 home runs was challenged by a friend of Babe Ruth commissioner Ford Frick, who said that Maris needed to break the record in 154 games instead of the current schedule of 162 games.
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