New York Rangers congratulate Yankees Aaron Judge on home run 61

The New York Rangers posted a congratulatory tweet after Aaron Judge put his name in the MLB history books last night.

In Toronto, the Yankees outfielder finally crushed one over the left field wall and tied Roger Maris’ record of 61 home runs.

New York Rangers congratulate Aaron Judge on 61

new york rangers congratulate aaron judge
Sep 28, 2022; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Yankees designated hitter Aaron Judge (99) hits his 61st home run scoring two runs against the Toronto Blue Jays during the seventh inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

On a 0-2 sinker, Judge watched the ball come in over the middle of the plate and did what he has done 60 times before. With a smooth but powerful swing, he cranked one over the wall to become a Yankees legend.

Judge, 30, is having a season for the ages. He currently has 61 home runs with 7 more games to get 62. His batting average is .313 with a 130 RBI and he has a chance to win the Triple Crown. The last player to pull off the feat was Miguel Cabrera with the Detroit Tigers in 2012.

“Pretty incredible,” Judge said. “There were a lot of things Babe Ruth did that I definitely couldn’t do. But to get a chance to sit at 60 for a while there with the Babe was nice. To get a chance to now sit at 61 with another Yankee right fielder … it’s pretty cool.”

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After Judge hit his historic blast, the New York Rangers shared a photo of him at Madison Square Garden from last season sporting Broadway Blue.

All it said was:

“ALL RISE”

“That’s No. 61”

Honestly, that’s all that needed to be said.

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