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Encyclopedia > Tracy Stallard

Tracy Stallard (born August 31, 1937) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1960-1966. He played with the Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. He is best remembered for giving up New York Yankees slugger Roger Maris' 61st home run in 1961. August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1986 â€¢ 1969 NL Pennants (4) 2000 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 East Division titles (4) 1988 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (2) 2000 â€¢ 1999 Major league nicknames New York Mets (1962-present) Major... Major league affiliations National League (1892-present) Central Division (1994-present) Eastern Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1891) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1982 â€¢1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1931 1926 NL Pennants (16) 2004 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1985 â€¢ 1982 1968 â€¢ 1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1943 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985), was a baseball player primarily remembered for breaking Babe Ruths 34-year-old single-season home run record in 1961. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run scored by each runner who was already on base), with no errors by the defensive team on... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ...


That puts him on a short list of pitchers yielding record-breaking home runs, including:

This does not include homers that extended a record within the same year, just the ones that broke a record set in a previous season. 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1983 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1966 AL Pennants (7) 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 1969 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1944 East Division titles (8) 1997 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (1) 1996 Major league... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jonathan Thompson Walton Zachary (born May 7, 1896 Graham, NC - died January 24, 1969 Burlington, NC) was a pitcher who had a 19 year career from 1918 to 1936. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Steve Trachsel, born Stephen Christopher Trachsel on October 31, 1970, is a Major League Baseball pitcher, currently as of 2005, playing with the New York Mets. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... Mark McGwire hits a home run during his last Major League season in 2001 with the St. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Chan Ho Park (born June 30, 1973 in Kongju, South Korea) is a Korean baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Major League Baseball Texas Rangers. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... Barry Lamar Bonds was born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California. ...


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Tracy Stallard and Randy Gumpert 8x10 Autographed Color Photo 29.01 - PH-RGTS-S (303 words)
The photo is of Yankee legends and best friends, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, and it is signed by pitchers, Tracy Stallard and Randy Gumpert, who are famous for giving up historic homers to the duo.
Stallard gave up Marisfts record breaking 61st home run in 1961 and Gumpert served up Mantlefts first home run in the big leagues.
Key Specs: The photo is of Yankee legends and best friends, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, and it is signed by pitchers, Tracy Stallard and Randy Gumpert, who are famous for giving up historic homers to the duo.
The New York Times: This Day In Sports (913 words)
The victim of the blow was Tracy Stallard, a 24-year-old Boston rookie right-hander.
Stallard's name, perhaps, will in time gain as much renown as that of Tom Zachary, who delivered the pitch that Ruth slammed into the Stadium's right-field bleachers for No. 60 on the next to the last day of the 1927 season.
Stallard's next pitch was a fast ball that appeared to be about waist high and right down the middle.
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