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A Little Bit of Yankees History

Here at Bronx Baseball Daily, we try to keep you informed on everything the Yankees are doing while including analysis, opinion, and some humor. Every now and then we like to do something special though and take a look back … Continue reading

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Roger Maris Billboards in North Dakota

In an attempt to make Roger Maris a more prominent figure amongst baseball stars, a North Dakota billboard company has erected a pair of billboards with the slogan “Legitimate Home Run King” to promote their local hero. The Newman outdoor … Continue reading

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Does McGwire News Change Roger Maris' HoF Chances?

In 1974 Mickey Mantle was elected into the Hall of Fame. It was the first year Roger Maris was on the ballot and he received a mere 21.4 percent of the vote. Over the next 15 years Maris did not … Continue reading

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Wish We Were There: Roger Maris' 61 in '61

1961, the first year that the major leagues added eight games to the schedule, from 154 to 162. The Yankees had earned the title of best record in the major leagues, at 109-53. It was the third coming of the … Continue reading

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