On Tuesday, New York Yankees superstar Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run of the season!
Judge made history by breaking Roger Maris’ American League record.
At the post-game press conference, Judge said, “It’s a big relief. I think that everyone can sit back down in their seats and watch the ball game, you know? No, but it’s been a fun ride so far. Getting a chance to do this, with the team we’ve got, the guys surrounding me, the constant support from my family whose been with me through this whole thing… It’s been a great honor.”
Many big names took to social media to celebrate Judge’s history-making home run.
Derek Jeter tweeted, “Congrats @TheJudge44 on 62! Postseason next!!!”
Billy Crystal wrote on Twitter, “I was 13 when I saw Maris hit #61.Watching Aaron@TheJudge44 hit #62 tonight made me feel like I was 13 all over again.What a thrilling moment. What a thrilling season.”
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