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Roger Maris

Roger Maris

Roger Maris was, like his teammate Mickey Mantle, a small-town boy thrust into the spotlight. His biographers portray the Yankee front office as derelict in not helping him deal with the media crush during the 1961 season, when he chased and eventually broke Babe Ruth’s single-season home-run record. (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY, COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.)

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