September 30, 1927

On This Date in in 1927 George Herman “Babe” Ruth of the New York Yankees hit his 60th homerun of the season. He broke his own record with that homerun and this record stood until 1961 when Roger Maris, also of the New York Yankees, hit 61 homeruns, setting the new single season record. When Roger Maris set this hallowed baseball record in 1961, who set the record for most times hit in the head with balls? Liberace.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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