The wait is over.
Yankees’ Aaron decide slugged his American League file-setting 62nd house run tonight in Texas.
With simply two video games left to set the AL mark, and transfer forward of Yankee good Roger Maris, decide led off the second recreation of a double dip at Globe Life subject in Arlington with a shot into the left-subject stands off Rangers righty Jesus Tinoco.
decide had been sitting on sixty one homers since Sept. 28.
the house run ball was caught by a fan sporting a Rangers cap inside the left-subject stands who’d launched his glove. After catching the coveted ball, the fan proceeded to extreme-5 all these round him.
right here’s what decide said after hitting dinger No. sixty one.
“It’s pretty unbelievable,” decide said that night. “There’s an great deal of issues Babe Ruth did that I positively couldn’t do. Getting an alternative to take a seat at 60 for a whereas there with the Babe was good. Getting an alternative to take a seat at sixty one with one other Yankees proper fielder that hit sixty one house runs, gained MVPs, and was a world champion, it’s pretty cool.”
the key League file for homers in a season was set by Barry Bonds in 2001 with seventy three.