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14/12/1985 New York Yankees' Roger Maris dies

Roger Eugene Maris was an American professional baseball player who played four seasons in the minor leagues and twelve seasons in the major leagues. Maris was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1983. He died at age 51 in 1985 at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo, North Dakota.


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