Sport: When I Am Hitting .. .

"When I'm not hitting," says New York Yankees Right Fielder Roger Maris, "my wife could be pitching and get me out." Then he adds: "But when I am hitting, you watch out." With the 1960 baseball season entering its steaming final phases, there is no question at all about whether Roger Maris is hitting: as of last weekend, with a respectable batting average of .296, he was leading both leagues in home runs with 35, and in runs-batted-in, with a remarkable 94. By near-unanimous agreement the Yankees' Roger Maris, at 25, has played his...

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