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1961 New York Yankees season

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Mickey Mantle 1961 World Series game 3 New York Yankees at Cincinnati Reds Mel Allen NBC

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My PSA TOPPS 1961 NY Yankees Team Set - w/Mantle & Maris

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BAL@NYY: Yankees honor Maris' historical season

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1961 WS Gm3: Maris' homer in ninth gives Yanks lead

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Marilyn Monroe & Joe D. - The New York Yankee game 1961 RARE

The 1961 New York Yankees season was the 59th season for the team in New York, and its 61st season overall. The team finished with a record of 109–53, eight games ahead of the Detroit Tigers, and won their 26th American League pennant. New York was managed by Ralph Houk. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Cincinnati Reds in 5 games. This season was best known for the home run chase between Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, with the former beating Babe Ruth's single season record by hitting 61.
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