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Roger Maris Home Runs in 1961...
Item # 562802
July 26, 1961
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, July 26, 1961
* Roger Maris 4 home runs in one night
* Year of his famous 61 homers
* Babe Ruth - New York Yankees
This 26 page newspaper has headlines on page 10: "Maris' 40 Leads Babe By 24 Tilts" and "Maris' Four Blasts Convince; Dodgers Respond To Old Fans" with cartoon illustration. (see)
Tells of Roger Maris hitting four home runs in a one night double header. This would be a big jump in his attempt to break Babe Ruth's single season HR record.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
Category: The 20th Century