Roger Maris Jr: Judge Is True Ding King

  • Among the most prominent of those who crown Aaron Judge as king is Roger Maris Jr.
  • After Judge surpassed his father, the younger Maris tweeted  “Congratulations to Aaron Judge” and added that for the “MAJORITY of the fans, we can now celebrate a new CLEAN HOME RUN KING!!”
  • Barry Bonds hit 73 long balls in 2001 and Mark McGwire had hit 70 three years earlier.
  • An outfielder for the Chicago Cubs, Samuel “Sammy” Sosa, notched three of the top six highest home run totals in 1998, 1999, and 2000.
  • McGwire added 65 in 1999, for good measure. To this day, Bonds holds the career record, with 762.
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