Maris, Roger, 1934-1985

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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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referencedIn Steinberg, Hank. 61 : script, 2000, February 11 / by Hank Steinberg. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Steinberg, Hank. 61* shooting script, 2000, June 28-August 21 / by Hank Steinberg ; Billy Crystal, Director ; Michael Jablow, editor. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Mickey Mantle scrapbooks : scrapbooks, 1956-1974. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Selected scenes of past and present sport personalities
creatorOf Maris, Roger, 1934-1985. Roger Maris collection, 1960-1998. North Dakota State University Library
creatorOf Maris, Roger, 1934-1985. Letter, 1961, October 2. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn [Player File : Maris, Roger Eugene, 1957- / compiled by the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.] National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Lidinsky Jr., Richard A. donor. Baltimore Orioles Scrapbooks : scrapbook, 1958 - 1962. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Records of the Federal Trade Commission. 1903 - 1997. Docketed Case Files. 1915 - 1972. Docket # 8463. 1915 - 1972. Roger Maris
referencedIn Sturkey, Don. Don Sturkey photographic materials, 1951-1989. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Edwards, C. W. Baseball's disgrace betrayal of the "Sultan of Swat" : typescript, 1992 / by C.W. Edwards. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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North Dakota
Fargo (N.D.)
Missouri
New York (State)--New York
New York
United States
Kansas
Ohio
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Sports museums
Minor league baseball
Baseball--Awards
Baseball
Baseball--records
Baseball players--Trading of
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Baseball players--New York
Baseball players--Kansas
Baseball players--Missouri
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Birth 1934-09-10

Death 1985-12-14

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