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Davis on track to break Maris’ record

July 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Despite having their careers separated by about 50 years, Roger Maris and Chris Davis might have more in common than you think.
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Roger Maris golf event in ND reaches 30-year milestone

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO There is no official data kept on the longevity of charity golf tournaments, but it’s safe to say the Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament is one of the longest-running, active events of its kind. Continue Reading

Officials didn’t initially report items stolen from Maris charity auction

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament committee member and the event’s charity auction coordinator Jerry Rostad said he plans on filing a police report for stolen auction items from a storage facility in north Fargo in the coming days. Continue Reading

Roger Maris charity auction reports 111 items stolen from storage facility

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament’s annual charity auction started out with bad news, but quickly refocused on the spirit of the event, which is to raise money for good causes. Continue Reading

Maris Tournament organizers building a tradition

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO This weekend’s Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament is in its 29th year. Already there is talk of making the 30th annual an extra special affair with marquee guests. And what about beyond? Continue Reading

Tracy Stallard, who gave up Maris’ 61st homer, sees ‘nothing wrong with’ his place in history

October 1, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Walking into Yankee Stadium on the final day of the 1961 season, Roger Maris knew that his place in baseball history was on the line. When Tracy Stallard arrived in the visitors’ clubhouse, he didn’t even know if he was going to get the start. Continue Reading

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Saturday marks 50th anniversary of Maris milestone

October 1, 2011 in WDAY

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Saturday is the 50th anniversary of the home run that New York Yankees slugger Roger Maris hit to break Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record. Continue Reading

Today marks 50th anniversary of Maris milestone

October 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Today is the 50th anniversary of the home run that New York Yankees slugger Roger Maris hit to break Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record. Continue Reading

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Forum editorial: Can it be 50 years since ’61?

September 29, 2011 in INFORUM

Roger Maris broke Ruth’s home run record 50 years ago. The late Fargo ballplayer should be in Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue Reading

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Teammates Reflect on Number 9

September 25, 2011 in WDAY

Yankee Stadium, NY (WDAY TV) – Roger Maris may not his spot in the baseball hall of fame, but today, he was given the royal treatment at Yankee Stadium and with some of his old teammates in town, it was time to reflect on number 9. Continue Reading