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 When did Babe Ruth break the home run record?

Answer Babe Ruth broke Roger Connor's record for most career home runs on July 18, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan. On that date, Ruth hit his 139th career home run, breaking Connor's record with little fanfare... Read More »
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Who held the home run record before Babe Ruth?

Babe Ruth broke the career home run record of Roger Connor in 1921 when he clobbered his 139th homer. In 1919, Ruth hit 29 home runs to break the single-season mark held by Ned Williamson.Source:Ba... Read More »
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Who broke Babe Ruth's home run record in 1961?

In 1961, Roger Maris hit 61 home runs to break Babe Ruth's record. Ruth's record of 60 home runs had stood since 1927. Maris was the American League MVP that year.References:Historic Baseball: Roge... Read More »
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Who broke Babe Ruth's season home run record in 1961?

New York Yankees right fielder Roger Maris hit 61 home runs during the 1961 season, breaking Babe Ruth's record of 60 home runs set in 1927. Major League Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick added an a... Read More »
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What was the date of Babe Ruth's last home run?

Babe Ruth hit his 714th and final home run on May 25, 1936. As a member of the Boston Braves, Ruth's final home run came at Forbes Field in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Despite Ruth's bla... Read More »
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