Its just a reason to walk into a shopping mall. There is nothing here that even makes you feel like you have been a part of Maris's life.
One thing you don't expect to find in a mall is a museum, especially a museum for someone who made Major League Baseball history. Nonetheless, the West End Shopping Center in Fargo, ND is where you'll find the Roger Maris Museum. in 1961, Maris broke Babe Ruth's single season home run record by hitting 61 homers in 1961. The museum... More
his is a fine tribute to a great St. Louis Cardinal. At least that's how Yankee-haters remember Roger Maris. But every baseball fan has plenty of respect for Roger, who still holds the non-steroid-added record for home runs in a season with 61 in 1961. He was a modest, quiet man who was uncomfortable with all of the attention. Maris... More
Fargo is Roger's hometown. The museum is located in a large shopping mall. It basically consists of window displays along the mall's walkway plus a small room with old Yankee stadium chairs (about a dozen) where you can sit and watch various news clips about Maris. The room is right along the mall walkway so mall noise was a problem... More
I am a big Roger Maris fan. Infactwd I waited a long time to come here to fargo to see this museum. It's sad and very disapointing. It's not a museum what so ever. It's a window display you would find a Macy store back in the day. Just one big window display in a mall. This truly broke my... More
If you never have heard of Roger Maris, the mall display/museum is a revelation. Well presented, based on family collections and donations, the life and career of Maris is fully documented. The record of 61 homers was never fully recognized by the powerful people in baseball, marking the record with an asterisk, but considering that all future record-holders were tainted... More
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