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Address: West Acres Shopping Center, 3902 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103
Phone Number: 701.282.2222
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The legendary baseball player and Fargo's hometown hero is honored with a...

The legendary baseball player and Fargo's hometown hero is honored with a 72-foot long glassed-in exhibit at the West Acres Shopping Mall, tracing all aspects of his career, including major awards, uniforms and some of the home run balls from 1961, the year he broke Babe Ruth's record with 61 home runs.

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Nice display in the Mall

My boys loved looking at the life of Roger Maris. They did a great job displaying items/stories of his life. They do have a video in a small room next to the display that gave a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jennyj2boys
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River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was lovely to visit. We are lifelong Yankee fans. The exhibit is beautifully done and free. The tribute to him is personal and professional. I loved the personal components. Class act! 61:)

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boys loved looking at the life of Roger Maris. They did a great job displaying items/stories of his life. They do have a video in a small room next to the display that gave a little background history of Roger Maris. However, due to the fact it is in the mall, you could not hear the video very well... More 

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Quebec City, Quebec
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a display of some pictures and objects in a hallway of a shopping center. Only for those who LOVE baseball.

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Thank frlh2016
Winnipeg, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a museum, but rather a collection of window displays. If you are a baseball fan then by all means check it out. It's located in the Mall down a side section, so out of the way.

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Thank DanWin53
Horace, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roger Maris hit 61 home runs in 1961. This museum honors this honorable hero. It is simple and free. It is a walk down history. Baseball fans need to see this place.

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Thank Thor1412
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A lovely tribute to Roger Maris in the middle of a mall. You can sit in old Yankee Stadium seats! There are videos to watch and awards to see. Convenient food court in the mall.

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Thank Virginia M
Mandan, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Asked about a museum in his honor, Roger Maris had a only a couple of requirements - that it be easily visible/accessible and there be no admission fee. And West Acres certainly fits the bill. The museum consists of several display cases of memorabilia and a small theatre showing film on a loop. So take a little time to peruse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Nice layout of the memorabelia of Roger Maris. Very interesting to see the photos and news clippings.

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Thank Penny A
Beausejour, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

A terrific place for baseball fans to view ROGER MARIS memorabelia. The price is right....its free. A must see display when you are in West Acres shopping mall.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

When in Fargo and you want to shop, head to West Acres. The Mall has stores you will find in every city, and then some really good finds. Like Stabo, a small store important to all the Scandinavians in our area. :) Not far down the mall you will come upon the Roger Maris display. While some shop, others (men,... More 

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