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50th anniversary of Maris' 61 home runs

Sal Durante views a photograph of himself and

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) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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 looks on in monument park next
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A baseball autographed by Roger Maris is seen
Photo 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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