Updated: October 18, 2005, 6:40 PM ET
October 1 Baseball: 1961: Bye-bye, Babe. One Yankee right-fielder replaces another as the player to hit the most home runs in a season.Thirty-four years after Babe Ruth belted 60 homers, Roger Maris passes Ruth's mark with No. 61 on the season's final day. In the fourth inning, in Game 162, Maris homers into the Yankee Stadium right-field seats off Boston rookie Tracy Stallard. Maris doesn't like to take curtain calls, but his teammates won't let him down the dugout ...
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