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FNS Illustration by Hayden Goethe / AP Photos Fargo's Roger Maris, left, still holds the American League single-season home run record of 61 home runs set in 1961. But that number is being challenged this season by Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, right, who has 33 home runs in his team's first 88 games.

Davis on track to break Maris' record

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FARGO -- Despite having their careers separated by about 50 years, Roger Maris and Chris Davis might have more in common than you think.


Fargo's Maris set Major League Baseball's single-season home run record with 61 homers in 1961 for the New York Yankees.

That record has since been broken, but only by National League hitters. Maris' mark is still the American League record.

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