on June 22, 1961 Roger Maris leads the Yankees on an 8 – 3 thrashing of the A’s by belting his 27th homer of the year. He adds two doubles and a single. Maris has now hit 20 homers in the past 30 days (May 24 to today), to tie the mark set by Ralph Kiner in 1947.

 

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