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Maris, Roger Syllabification: Mar·is, Roger
Pronunciation: /ˈmaris/

Definition of Maris, Roger in English:

( 1934–85), US baseball player; full name Roger Eugene Maris. A New York Yankees right fielder, he broke Babe Ruth’s record for most home runs in a season (60 in 1927) by hitting 61 in 1961.

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