“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Roger Eugene Maris

Roger Maris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Roger Maris Marker
Inscription. Against all odds
In 1961 he became the only player to hit more than 60 home runs in a single season. In belated recognition of one of baseball's greatest achievements his 61 in '61 the Yankees salute him as a great player and as author of one of the most remarkable chapters in the history of Major League Baseball.
Erected by the New York Yankees July 21, 1984
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st. St. and River Ave. on 161st. St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Paul Dimaggio (here, next to this marker); Elston Gene Howard (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here, next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
Categories. Sports
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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