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Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and Roger Maris on the cover of the Daily News during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

50th anniversary of Maris' 61 home runs

Sal Durante - the fan who caught Maris' 61st home run - and Frank Prudente - the bat boy who greeted Maris at home plate - received a tour of Yankee Stadium in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Maris' feat.

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view the plaque of Roger Maris in monument park during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view photographs
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view photographs during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante looks on in monument park next
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante looks on in monument park next to the retired number of Roger Maris during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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Sal Durante looks on in monument park next
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante looks on in monument park next to the retired number of Roger Maris during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante reads the plaque of Roger Maris
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante reads the plaque of Roger Maris in monument park during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente view the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente view the retired number of Roger Maris in Monument Park during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente tour of
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view photographs
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente view photographs during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente talk during
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (R) and Frank Prudente talk during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente are given
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente are given a tour of Yankee Stadium by Director of Stadium tours Tony Morante. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente view a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente view a photograph featuring Durante and Roger Maris during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and Roger Maris on the cover of the Daily News during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and Roger Maris during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and Roger Maris during a tour of Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente tour Yankee
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Sal Durante (L) and Frank Prudente tour Yankee Stadium. (Feb. 11, 2011)

A baseball autographed by Roger Maris is seen
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

A baseball autographed by Roger Maris is seen on display in the Yankee Stadium museum. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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