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Richie Maris, grandson of former baseball great Roger Maris, is a freshman at North Dakota State this year. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Maris grandson to spend college years in Fargo

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FARGO - West Acres Mall has a little more meaning to Richie Maris than it does to the average North Dakota State student. Most kids check out the latest fashion trends.


Maris checks out the Roger Maris Museum.

It's his grandfather, after all, for whom the museum is named. Of all the memorabilia in the large glass-enclosed museum case, the black and white video of the 1961 season is a necessity for him to watch.

"I learn something different every time," he said.

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