Roger Maris signs a baseball for President John F. Kennedy in 1962.
September 10, 1934: Hall of Fame slugger Roger Maris, who played for both the Kansas City Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals, was born today.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.