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Roger Maris (I) (1934–1985)


Without a doubt the most famous baseball player ever to come out of North Dakota, Maris was a talent who was judged unfairly throughout his career because of one glorious season. He came up in the pros with the Cleveland Indians, and was soon dealt to the Kansas City Athletics, but it was his third team, the greatest of them all, the New York ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 51) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Known For

Safe at Home! Rogers Maris
(1962)
It's My Turn Rober Maris
(1980)
1968 World Series Himself - St. Louis Cardinals Right Fielder / Himself - St. Louis Cardinals Pinch Hitter
(1968)
1963 World Series Himself - New York Yankees Right Fielder
(1963)

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 1980 It's My Turn
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 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #15.39 (1962) ... Baseball Player
 1962 That Touch of Mink
Roger Maris (uncredited)
 1962 Safe at Home!
Rogers Maris
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Television commercial with Mickey Mantle promoting M & M brand hot dogs for New York area supermarket chain Daitch Shopwell.

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Never lived as the sole single season home run champion. In 1991, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent removed the controversial asterisk from his single season home run record (61 in 1961), making him the home run champion. The record has since been broken by Mark McGwire (70 home runs in 1998) and Barry Bonds (73 home runs in 2001). See more »

Trademark:

Flattop haircut

Star Sign:

Virgo

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