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Legislator wants 61 re-instated as record

Updated: March 29, 2005, 1:11 PM ET
Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. -- A North Dakota legislator is trying to muscle Roger Maris' 61-homer season back into baseball's record books because of allegations that the three players who have surpassed him did so with the help of steroids.

"If these folks are on the juice, and I believe they're on the juice, then Roger should get his record back," Sen. Joel Heitkamp said.

He's sponsoring a resolution that asks baseball commissioner Bud Selig to reinstate Maris' record of 61 home ...

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