Roger Maris facts for kids
Maris in 1960
September 10, 1934|
|Died: December 14, 1985
|April 16, 1957, for the Cleveland Indians|
|September 29, 1968, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Runs batted in||850|
|Career highlights and awards|
Roger Maris (1935-1993) was a baseball player for the Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, and the St. Louis Cardinals. Maris spent his early years with the Indians and the Athletics. Being a great star, the Yankees signed him in 1960. In 1961, the Yankees won the world series. Sports writers called him and Mickey Mantle the M&M boys. After the 1966 season the Yankees traded him to the Cardinals. In 1967 the Cardinals won the World Series. After 1968 he retired.
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