Aaron Judge closes in on the real home run record

Aaron Judge closes in on the real home run record

Aaron Judge, slugger for the New York Yankees, is closing in on Major League Baseball’s record for home runs in a single season.

Judge has 60 homers with 15 games to play.

His 59 home runs are the most by a right-handed batter in AL history.

The record for most home runs hit in a single season was 73 set by Barry Bonds in 2001.

Judge is currently chasing the real record of 61 home runs set in 1961 by Roger Maris.

His performance has raised his line to near-unthinkable numbers: a .491 batting average, a .586 on-base percentage and a 1.018 slugging percentage.

Aaron Judge is an American professional baseball player who has a net worth of $10 million in 2022.

He signed a $1.8 million bonus with the Yankees in 2013.