Maris, Roger, 1934-1985

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1934-09-10
Death 1985-12-14
English

Biographical notes:

Roger Maris played for the Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), the Kansas City Athletics (1958-1959), the New York Yankees (1960-1966) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1967-1968).

From the description of Letter, 1961, October 2. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 49562526

Born at Hibbing, Minn. His family moved to Fargo; Maris graduated from Shanley High School in 1952. Played minor league baseball for Cleveland Indians (Ohio), entered major league baseball in 1957. Played for New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, and St. Louis Cardinals. Broke the Babe Ruth home run record in 1960 and 1961 setting new major league record. Retired 1962, died 1985.

From the description of Roger Maris collection, 1960-1998. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29343524

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Baseball players
  • Sports museums
  • Minor league baseball
  • Baseball--Awards
  • Baseball
  • Baseball--records
  • Baseball players--Trading of

Occupations:

  • Baseball players--New York
  • Baseball players--Kansas
  • Baseball players--Missouri

Places:

  • North Dakota (as recorded)
  • Fargo (N.D.) (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)