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61 in ‘61

How the Roger Maris asterisk come and went
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Maris connects for his 61st home run in 1961, the blast coming off Bostonʼs Tracy Stallard in the final game of the season.
The bat an ball used in hitting his 61st home run were on display before a Red Sox-Yankees game in 2011, a game in which the Yankees honored Maris. The bat and ball were on loan from the Baseball Hall of Fame.

It’s the most famous asterisk that never was. In the annals of punctuation mark history, it has its own chapter. In the Hall of Fame for punctuation marks, it has its own wing.

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