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Ralph Terry Dominant as Yankees Clip Athletics, 3-0

Aug. 25, 1961 - It seems that nothing can make baseball fans around the nation happier than to see the Yankees' famed M. and M. boys belt home runs while the home team finishes on top. But tonight, the largest gathering of the year in Kansas City's picturesque stadium wound up disappointed on both counts. For the third successive night, neither Roger Maris nor Mickey Mantle gained an inch on that elusive Babe Ruth record of 60 home runs. But the Yankees didn't need any homers. So brilliant was the pitching of Ralph Terry that a few singles were enough to bring down Hank Bauer's Athletics, 3-0. Maris remains stalled at 50 homers, while Mantle is at 46.


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