New York Yankees Autographed Baseball Collection

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Right Fielder

NYY: 1960 - 1966

 

In one of the most dramatic assaults on a baseball record, Maris caught, then surpassed Babe Ruth's famous home run record of 60. In 1961, Maris hit 61 home runs, a Major-League record which stood until 1998 and still the American-League mark.The two-time American League MVP (1960-'61) is also considered as one of the best fielding right fielders in Yankee history.

 

Number retired in 1984