Roger Maris scores 61st home run at Yankee Stadium in New York.
New York City Date:1961, October 1 Duration:56 sec Sound:Yes
Crowd during a baseball game between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York. Roger Maris faces pitcher Tracy Stallard and hits home run in stands of Yankee Stadium. Crowd cheer for Maris as he broke Babe Ruth's 60 home runs record in a single season (though it was a season with more games than Ruth had). Maris rounds the diamond. He comes back out of the dugout to tip his hat to the cheering crowd.
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