Roger Maris

Roger Maris

Original Name Roger Eugene Maris
Birth
Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Death 14 Dec 1985 (aged 51)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 1599 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. For 12 season (1957 to 1968) he played right field for the Cleveland Indians (1957 to 1958), Kansas City Athletics (1958 to 1959), New York Yankees (1960 to 1966), and the St. Louis Cardinals (1967 to 1968). He is best remembered for breaking Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs with 61 home runs during the 1961 season, although he did it when the season was expanded to 162 games versus 154 when Ruth set the previous record in 1927.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 1599
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Maris (10 Sep 1934–14 Dec 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 1599, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .