New York, NY (WDAY TV) - There's one more story to tell about the impact of home run number 61 and that's about a New York City teenager who decided to go to the Yankees season finale on a whim, and in the course of going to that game, became a part of baseball history. Tonight we meet Sal Durante.
New York, NY (WDAY TV) - Just because the ceremonies are over doesn't mean our 2 Legends series is. We've saved the best for last. 50 years ago today, Roger Maris became just the 2nd man in baseball history to club 60 home runs, tying Babe Ruth's record.
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY (WDAY Sports) - An entire day is spent honoring a local slugger who made his mark on the world of baseball. Roger Maris' family and friends celebrated the 50th anniversary of his record 61st home run in a very special way.
Yankee Stadium, NY (WDAY TV) - Roger Maris may not have his spot in the baseball hall of fame, but today, he was given the royal treatment at Yankee Stadium and with some of his old teammates in town, it was time to reflect on number 9.
New York, NY (WDAY TV) - The spotlight of major league baseball will be shining on Yankee Stadium tomorrow night as the pin-stripes host the rival Red Sox, but prior to the game all the talk will be about Roger Maris.
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