Aaron Judge hits 60th, within number one of the AL Maris record | baseball

Ronald Bloom, baseball writer

New York (AFP) – Aaron Judge made his 60th home run on Tuesday night, matching Babe Ruth and moving inside a major league for Roger Maris. season record.

New York Yankees player led sinker 3-1 From Will Crowe 430 feet from Pittsburgh to the left field benches leading into the ninth inning. The third round, which Judge scored in two games at home and the ninth in September, drew screams from fans at Yankee Stadium. He responded to the curtain call pleas despite New York’s 8-5 deficit.

He equaled Ruth’s 1927 total for the Yankees and had 15 games left to match and surpass the New York Maris’ total in 1961.

Judge leads the major tournaments with 128 RBIs and is among the batting leaders on the AL with an average of 0.316 as he tries to capture the first Triple Crown since Miguel Cabrera in Detroit in 2012.

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Ruth became the first major player to hit the 60’s when Washington’s Tom Zachary arrived in a two-round run to the right in the eighth inning on September 30, 1927, the next game of the season.

Roger Maris Jr. and Kevin Maris, the sons of the former player, were on hand.

Fans stood in the outside seats when the judge came to the panel.