In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Roger Maris’ record breaking homerun feat of hitting 61 homeruns in 1961, Henry Repeating Arms has manufactured a limited edition of 50 units of its’ famous Henry Golden Boy rifle with Maris baseball theme embellishments. This special edition will be auctioned off at Gunbroker.com at the Treasures and Troves section, starting September 12th and ending October 1st (the date that Maris hit his 61st homerun). Proceeds will benefit the Roger Maris Cancer Center / Sanford Hospital in Fargo North Dakota.
The Roger Maris Commemorative Golden Boy Rifle honors a man who hit 61 home runs for the New York Yankees, breaking Babe Ruth’s single-season record of 60 home runs (set in 1927), a record that stood for 37 years.
The rifle has been engraved on both sides of the nickel plated receiver cover with a laser etch. On the left side of receiver within a baseball type stitched border is the slugger with his eyes aloft watching another homerun bound baseball. Included in the front panel are a copy of Roger Maris’ signature and a banner in honor of his back to back Most Valuable Player seasons.
Henry Golden Boy .22
Model Number H004RM
Action Type Lever Action Repeating
Capacity 16 rounds .22 LR, 21 rounds .22 Short
Barrel Length 20″
Weight 6.75 lbs.
Stock American Walnut
Sights Adjustable Buckhorn rear, beaded front
Finish Brasslite receiver, brass buttplate and blued barrel and metal barrel band