The Roger Maris Museum

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The Roger Maris Museum is a museum located in the West Acres Shopping Center in Fargo, North Dakota. Dedicated in 1984, it is a permanent shrine to Roger Maris' career and life, centering on the 1961 season in which Maris hit a then-record 61 home runs. The museum is open during mall hours and charges no admission.

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The museum includes a theater showing Maris related videos complete with actual seats from Yankee Stadium. Featured in the collection are Maris' uniforms, a replica of his 1961 locker, his two MVP awards, Sultan of Swat Crowns, many bats and home run balls, baseball cards and memorabillia as well as relics from his amateur years.

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Coordinates: 46°51′35″N 96°50′37″W / 46.859647°N 96.843706°W / 46.859647; -96.843706