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Juneau Empire Online Sports: From the sidelines 8/11/98

...doctor, who advised the star outfielder to avoid pressure situations. ``Now there was a helluva piece of advice for Roger Maris on the first of September in 1961,'' Cerv said. ``I blamed it on the reporters and all their damn questions...

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Today In Sports History

...Cowdin Stakes on Sept. 19, in which he attempted to injure a fellow rider during the race.1961 - New York Yankee Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth's 34-year-old record with his 60th homer, off Jack Fisher of Baltimore.1981 - Nolan Ryan of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-26/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...three-run homer against Don Newcombe in a 4-1 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers on the season's last day.1961 - Roger Maris hits his 61st home run of the season, against Tracy Stallard of the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The blow gives...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-01/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...win over Atlanta, tied Roy Campanella's major league record for homers by a catcher.1998 - Mark McGwire breaks Roger Maris' 37-year-old home run record, lining historic No. 62 just over the wall in left field with two outs in the fourth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-08/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...history to reach 60 home runs, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0. He joins Babe Ruth and Roger Maris with 60 homers in a single season.1998 - Marion Jones completes an undefeated season, 35-for-35, winning the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-05/today-sports-history
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...the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), setting the season record which stood until broken by Roger Maris in 1961. Ruth's lifetime total of 714 home runs at his retirement in 1935 was a record, until first surpassed by...

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Today In Sports History

...Seattle.1959 - Cincinnati's Frank Robinson hit three consecutive homers in an 11-4 win over St. Louis 1961 - Roger Maris becomes the first player to hit his 50th homer in August. He connects off California's Ken McBride in a 4-3 loss...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-22/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...defeats Ted Kroll 3 and 2 in the final round to win the PGA championship.1961 - En route to his 61-homer season, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hit four homers against the Chicago White Sox in a doubleheader to give him 40 for the year...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-25/today-sports-history
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The Big 3 deserve a big no in Hall vote

...flew off Sosa's bat and he dueled with McGwire to obliterate the single-season home run record held for so long by Roger Maris. And Houston fans surely tried to buy that Clemens finished with the best ERA of his career (1.87) at age 43 because...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-29/big-3-deserve-big-no-hall-vote
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...with their thrilling pursuit of Roger Maris' single-season home run record...with their thrilling pursuit of Roger Maris' single-season home run record...with their thrilling pursuit of Roger Maris' single-season home run record...

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