Autograph Of The Week : Roger Maris

On July 25, 1961, Roger Maris hit four home runs in one day to help his history making sixty-one home run season. The Yankees were playing a double header against the White Sox and won them both 5-1 and 12-0.

"I don't want to be Babe Ruth." - Roger Maris
Autograph of the Week

4th Week of July Recipient

Roger Maris Autograph

Card
1960 Topps

Card Number
377

Pen
Blue Fine

Notes
1st card as a Yankees player.



Every pitch, every pitcher, and every date of that historic 61 home run season are here on Baseball Almanac.

Did you know that Roger Maris won two consecutive Most Valuable Player Awards ? Do you think he should be in the Hall of Fame because of this?

In 1961, Roger Maris also led the league in runs batted in with one-hundred forty-two and missed winning the Triple Crown by thirty-four hits.

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