After a little waiting, Aaron Judge He made history on Wednesday as Roger Maris tied the MLS record 61 times in a single season.
The Yankees The star turned 61 at home 61 years after the Maris achieved the feat in 1961.
Since Judge made his 60th home career of the season on September 20, which was tied by Babe Ruth, Roger Maris Jr. has been there waiting for the young Yankees player to tie the record for his late father.
In the past few games, Maris Jr. has sat next to the judge’s mother, Patty, in the front row. When the Slug hit his 61st run at Rodgers Center, the record-holders embraced the family.
Whether or not Maris Jr. was present to watch the judge’s attempt to turn 62, he witnessed a special kind of history on Wednesday night.
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