"You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.", "It would have been a helluva lot more fun if I had not hit those sixty-one home runs.", "I think the most privacy I had was when the game was going on.", "Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball.", "Candlestick was built on the water. It should have been built under it."
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Tell me what you know about Roger Eugene Maris, the American right fielder in Major League Baseball who is primarily remembered for breaking Babe Ruth's single-season home run record of 60 home runs in the 1927 season, with 61 in 1961, a record that would stand for 37 years.
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