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Yanks honor Roger Maris' 61-HR year

Updated: October 2, 2011, 11:01 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa both topped Roger Maris' single-season home run mark of 61 in 1998. Barry Bonds broke McGwire's record with 73 homers in 2001.

But because of the steroid allegations surrounding McGwire, Sosa and Bonds, Roger Maris' sons believe that their father should still have the single-season record.

"I think there needs to be a distinction," Randy Maris said on Saturday. "Obviously, unfortunately I think major league baseball turned an eye to that ...

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