Monument Park honoree. Roger Eugene Maris (born Maras; September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985) was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He is best known for setting a new MLB single-season home run record with 61 home runs in 1961.
Roger Eugene Maris (10 de setembro de 1934 – 14 de dezembro de 1985) foi um jogador americano profissional de beisebol da MLB que atuava como right fielder. Durante a temporada de 1961, Maris fez 61 home runs pelo New York Yankees, quebrando o recorde de Babe Ruth que havia feito 60 home runs em 1927.
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3 de nov. de 2023 · Roger Maris, (born September 10, 1934, Hibbing, Minnesota, U.S.—died December 14, 1985, Houston, Texas), professional baseball player whose one-season total of 61 home runs (1961) was the highest recorded in the major leagues until 1998.
21 de set. de 2022 · Maris remains one of only six players to go deep at least 13 times against a team in a season. (Lou Gehrig has the record of 14 against Cleveland in '36, but that was in 23 games). Get the Latest From MLB
Roger Eugene Maris foi um jogador americano profissional de beisebol da MLB que atuava como right fielder. Durante a temporada de 1961, Maris fez 61 home runs pelo New York Yankees, quebrando o recorde de Babe Ruth que havia feito 60 home runs em 1927. O recorde de Maris durou 37 anos.
Career Highlights. Single Season Home Run Record (61 in 1961) 275 Career Home Runs. Two-time Most Valuable Player in American League (1960 + 1961) Seven World Series Appearances (more than any other player in the 1960's) Seven All-Star Games. Gold Glove Award (1960)