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Roger Maris hits record-setting 61st home run...



Item # 587019

October 2, 1961

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, Oct. 2, 1961 

* Roger Maris tops Babe Ruth's record
* Single season home run # 61
* Major league baseball MLB


The sports page reports one of the more notable events in all of baseball history: the 61st home run of New York Yankee Roger Maris, breaking the Babe Ruth record which stood for 34 years.
See the photos for the report and the two-column photos showing Maris & Sal Durante, the you man who caught the home run ball.
Complete in 12 pages, binding holes at the spine margin not affecting the mentioned article, mend at the very top of pg.1 & mailing label remnant above the masthead.

Category: The 20th Century

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