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About Roger Maris
The American baseball player, Roger Eugene Maris, popularly called Roger Maris, was known for his 61 home runs record in a single season in Major League Baseball.
Background and Early Life
He was born in Hibbing. He studied at Fargo Central High School. As a teenager, he was both a football and baseball player.
In 1953, he made his minor league debut. Four years later, he made his first major league appearance with the Cleveland Indians. He completed the season with 14 home runs. Some of the teams he played for include Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals. In all, he played for 12 years and in 1463 games.
He married Patricia A. Maris in 1956. He fathered four children.
He was included in the “American League All-Star” seven times.
He won the “American League Most Valuable Player” twice.
In 1960, he won the “American League Gold Glove Award”.
In 1964, he was honored with the “North Dakota's Roughrider Award”.
In 1977, he earned a place in the North Dakota American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 1983, he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
In 1985, he died at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.
He had a brother named Rudolph.
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F.A.Q. about Roger Maris
When is his birthday?
Roger Maris' birthday is on September 10, 1934.
In how many days is his birthday?
Roger's birthday is in 287 days
How old was Roger when he died?
He was 51 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 14, 1985.
How old would he be today?
Roger Maris would be 89 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Roger from?
He was born in Hibbing, Minnesota, U.S..