Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

9-21-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts the ghost of Babe Ruth cheering on Roger Maris. In the 154th game of the 1961 season, Roger Maris hit his 59th homerun, just one shy of Babe Ruth's record.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States

People Depicted

Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; Maris, Roger, 1934-1985

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Roger Maris, Baseball, Babe Ruth, Homerun Records, Baseball players, Baseball--Records, Ghosts, Cheers, Home runs (Baseball), Athletes, American, Sports

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