Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols are set to etch their name in baseball lore, both chasing memorable home run milestones in the season's final homestretch.
Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols are both chasing elite home run milestones. Judge is vying to pass Roger Maris (61) as the new American League record holder for most homers in a season, while Pujols i… [+6596 chars]
Albert Pujols made more home run history on Monday, going deep off a 450th different pitcher to set the major league record.
Aaron Judge reached 60 homers when he led off the ninth inning with a drive to the left field bleachers, and the milestone blast sparked a five-run rally that gave the York Yankees a 9-8 victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.
He's improbably been among the game's best hitters these last two months.
Aaron Judge joined Hall of Famers Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle as the only New York Yankees to belt 50 or more homers in at least two seasons, accomplishing the feat Monday night against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif.
Fenway Park is one of the US' most historic ballparks, and it witnessed even more history on Tuesday as Aaron Judge hit his 56th and 57th homers of the 2022 season, guiding the New York Yankees to a 7-6 win against their bitter rivals, the Boston Red Sox.
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