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 (măr′ĭs), Roger 1934-1985.
American baseball player who spent most of his career with the New York Yankees (1960-1966). In 1961 he surpassed Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs and was named the American League's most valuable player for the second year in a row.


(ˈmær ɪs)

Roger (Eugene), 1934–85, U.S. baseball player.
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Maris then sprang on Antilochus in hand-to-hand fight to avenge his brother, and bestrode the body spear in hand; but valiant Thrasymedes was too quick for him, and in a moment had struck him in the shoulder ere he could deal his blow; his aim was true, and the spear severed all the muscles at the root of his arm, and tore them right down to the bone, so he fell heavily to the ground and his eyes were closed in darkness.
I doubt it," replied Sancho Panza, "because for my part I am persuaded that though God should shower down kingdoms upon earth, not one of them would fit the head of Mari Gutierrez.
Cicero, writing to Atticus of Pompey his preparation against Caesar, saith, Consilium Pompeii plane Themistocleum est; putat enim, qui mari potitur, eum rerum potiri.
Monsieur sera-t-il aussi bon mari qu'il a ete bon maitre?
Mon mari se trompe," she added, speaking in French.
Ne crois pas que le mari lui ressemble," apologized Margaret.
In the context of Brussels Holiday Fair, Creta Maris Beach Resort and the Region of Crete in collaboration with the Netherlands' GNTO (Netherland - Brussels - Luxembourg), held a two-day event dedicated to Cretan gastronomy, on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of February.
This is a great honor," said Maris humbly, upon learning that he was to be named CDR's Defence Executive of the Year for 2017.
The hydroelectric power plant will use the irrigation water released from the Maris reservoir of the Maris Main (south) Canal," Aboitiz Power has noted in its disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange.
The order would assure MARIS ECDIS900 delivered for 20 bulk carriers, comprising 12 newbuilds, while installation onboard further bulk carriers is under consideration.
Not unlike the worn eponymous card from 1964, Roger Maris refused to "go gentle into that good night," even in the apparent twilight of his fatiguing career.