Aaron Judgeplayer of New York Yankeesconnected his home run number 61 in the campaign, a figure that ties the American League all-time record tax on 1961 by Roger Maris, T.Also a baseball player for the Bronx Bombers.
The historical fly fences occurred in the closing of the series against the Toronto Blue Jays in the Roger’s Stadiumwhere the New York squad prevailed 8-3. Judge connected with the count full against the left-handed pitcher Tim Mayza to also break one homerless streak in the last seven games.
In Major League history, ‘Judge’ is tied for 7th place for most home runs in a seasonbeing the brand of Barry Bonds with 73 the first place. While Judge is having a historic season, Bonds’ record set in 2001 stands far from being surpassed.
Present at the party Patty Judgeplayer’s mother, and Roger Jr., son of Maris, who shared an emotional moment in the top of the seventh inning when the long-awaited shot was given.
After the match, judge commented the following in an interview for the press:
She has been with me through everything. From Little League, getting ready for school, taking me to my first practices and games, being in my first game as a pro and now being here for this. This is something special and we’re not done yet.
Aaron Boonecoach of the Yankees, had the following to say about the home run 61 of its star player:
61, I’ve known about that number all my life. It’s one of those things that makes our sport a little more special than others… the numbers.
Judgewho carries the number 99 in the shirt, connected his home run number 61 to 61 years of what has been achieved by Mariswho played with number 9… in 1961.
With seven games still to play, the 30-year-old player is competing not only for the award for American League Most Valuable Playerbut also for the first Major League Triple Crown since Miguel Cabrera he did it in 2012. The Triple Crown is when a player dominates in batting average, home runs and RBIsall categories dominated by Judge.
(With information from MLB)