On October 1, 1961, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees blasts his 61st home run, eclipsing baseball’s most glamorous record-the single-season home run mark set by Babe Ruth in 1927. Maris’ solo shot against Tracy Stallard of the Boston Red Sox gives the Yankees a 1-0 win.
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