New Braunfels, TX
27.000 x 16.000 inches
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Roger Maris Hits Number 61 In 1961
Drawing - Mixed Media
Coming into the 1961 baseball season, not many fans thought Babe Ruth's record for 60 home runs in a season set in 1927 would ever be broken... But now that teams played 162 game seasons instead of 154, Roger Maris had 8 more games to catch and pass Ruth's record. On the last day of the 1961 season, game # 162, Maris made history by eclipsing Ruth's record with his 61st home run. And fans to this day still argue about the use of asterisks when referring to this record...
June 7th, 2012
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