The wait is over.
Aaron Judge of the Yankees overcame a record 62nd home game at the US Championship tonight in Texas.
With just two games left to establish the AL point, and ahead of Yankee great Roger Maris, Judge led the second in a double at Globe Life Field in Arlington with a shot on the left field that didn’t give Rangers right Jesus. Tinoco. .
The judge has sat on 61 homeowners since September 28.
The home field ball was caught by a Rangers cap fan in the left stand, who was wearing his gloves. After catching the dream ball, the fans went to high-five with everyone around.
Here’s what Judge said after hitting the 61st stick.
“It’s unbelievable,” Judge said that night. “There are many things, Babe Ruth did that I definitely can’t do. Having the opportunity to sit at 60 for a while with Babe was great. Got a chance to sit at 61 with another Yankees right midfield, hit 61 home runs, win MVP, and being a world champion, that’s pretty cool. “
The Major League record for home players in a single season was set by Barry Bonds in 2001 with 73.