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Roger Maris

  • On this date in 1998, St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire shattered the longtime home run record set by North Dakota’s Roger Maris. With his historic homer electrifying baseball fans, both McGwire and Maris were front page news.
  • It was on this date in 1961 that a shy baseball player from Fargo stunned the sports world in one of the most anticipated games ever played. Roger Maris…