Yankees slugger Aaron Judge He hit his 60th home run on Tuesday nightIn the Yankees’ 147th season. It is truly a historic campaign as Judge leads the majors in home runs, RBI, runs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS, OPS+, total bases, WAR and many other categories. He also leads the AL in average, which means he is currently in line to win the Triple Crown. In the year In 2012, only Miguel Cabrera did this in the last 55 years.

Overall, Judge is hitting .316/.419/.703 (214 OPS+) with 60 home runs, 128 RBI, 123 runs, 16 stolen bases and 9.7 WAR. Almost everything comes off that line, but it’s mostly 60 homers.

Someone might have a few questions about that sign, so let’s get down and dirty with the all-time leaderboards. Just the facts here.

Most home runs in a season, MLB

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGuire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGuire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
Q8. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T8. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T10 Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
T10 Babe Ruth, 59, 1921

Most home runs in a season, American League

1. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T2. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T2. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T4. Hank Greenberg, 58, 1938
T4. Jimmy Fox, 58, 1932
6. Alex Rodriguez, 57, 2002
T7. Ken Griffey Jr., 56, 1998
T7. Ken Griffey, Jr., 56, 1997
T9. Jose Bautista, 54, 2010
T9. Alex Rodriguez, 54, 2007
T9. David Ortiz, 54, 2006
T9. Mickey Mantle, 54, 1961
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1928
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1920

Most home runs in a season, National League

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGuire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGuire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
8. Ryan Howard, 58, 2006
9. Luis Gonzalez, 57, 2001
10. Huck Wilson, 56, 1930

Fastest to 60 home runs (team games)

1. Barry Bonds, 141 games, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 142 games, 1998
3. Aaron Judge, 147 games, 2022
4. Sammy Sosa, 148 games, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 149 games, 1998
6. Babe Ruth, 154 games, 1927
7. Mark McGwire, 155 games, 1999
8. Sammy Sosa, 157 games, 2001
9. Roger Maris, 159 games, 1961

Fastest to 61 home runs (team games)

T1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
T1. Mark McGuire, 144, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 149, 1999
4. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
5. Mark McGuire, 156, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 158, 2001
7. Roger Maris, 163, 1961

Fastest to 62 home runs (in team games)

1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
2. Mark McGuire, 145, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
T4. Mark McGuire, 157, 1999
T4. Sammy Sosa, 157, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 160, 2001

So, as you can see, what Judge 2022 is doing is truly historic. He is 15 games away from surpassing Mars and setting a new American League mark for single-season homers. Judge will try to tie (and possibly break) the record against the Red Sox on Thursday night.



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