THEATRE B What 61 for 61 means to me
I was less than a week into rehearsals directing Next Fall, Theatre B's 9th season opener, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The positivity and support from the cast and company made the jour... Posted on 10/3/12 at 8:02 AM
FARGO-MOORHEAD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Promotion Brings New Yorkers to Fargo-Moorhead [VIDEO]
This guest post was written by Jeanne, the winner of the "Fly Away to Fargo" promotion that brought her from New York to see the Rockland Boulders play the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks!
As a regular rea... Posted on 9/26/12 at 3:55 PM
STAFF BLOG GOETHE'S SPORTS BLOG NY Times writer raises Maris Hall question
Fargo isn't the only place full of people that think Roger Maris should be a Hall of Famer.
The former Fargo Shanley standout that broke Babe Ruth's single-season home run record in 1961 was recently... Posted on 8/24/11 at 12:30 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Roger Maris
To me, reading about baseball has always been much more interesting than watching it. That's one of the reasons we've picked Tom Calvin and Danny Peary's new biography Roger Maris: ... Posted on 6/3/10 at 11:02 PM
RENEW ND Kudos to Newman Signs
Thanks to Newman Signs for helping to try to restore Roger Maris as the legitimate single season HR record holder. 1961: Roger Maris is the first and last major leaguer to hit 61 home runs in a ... Posted on 2/3/10 at 10:27 PM
Biography casts Fargo great as ‘reluctant hero’
As a kid growing up in the Bronx, Tom Clavin recalls the boos Roger Maris got at Yankee Stadium. He remembers the back-to-back Most Valuable Player awards and the single-season home run record.
The Roger Maris Celebrity Benefit Golf Tournament committee announced Tuesday that it will give a record $130,000 to beneficiaries Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo Shanley High School and the MeritCare Roger Maris Cancer Center.
Now is the time to give Roger Maris and Henry Aaron asterisks next to their names in baseball’s record book. The asterisks would signify steroid-free performance. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is considering returning the all-time home run record to Aaron if it’s proved that Barry Bonds used steroids. Aaron thinks it should be left alone: “You’d have to go back and change all kinds of records.” Maris would probably feel the same, but the commissioner should note in the record book that Maris and Aaron set the records the right way. If Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Bonds want an asterisk, they can prove they merit it.
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