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Roger Maris

Awards And Accomplishments

1952 Set national high school record for scoring four touchdowns on returns in one game
1953 Class C Northern League Rookie of the Year
1960 Gold Glove Award
1960-61 American League MVP
1961 Hit 61 homeruns, beating Babe Ruth's record
1961 Awarded Hickok Belt
1961 Sultan of Swat Award
1984 Number retired by Yankees

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