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Maris and his son

Maris was chided by the public as cold, surly and unfeeling. Many baseball fans felt he was unworthy of breaking the Bambino's record. Here he shows his softer side, carrying one of his sons in Baltimore on September 21, 1961, the day after he hit No. 59.



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