- New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run, breaking the American League record set in 1961 by Roger Maris.
- Many will argue that Judge set the legitimate Major League Baseball record because the National Leaguers who hit more home runs in a single season were found to have used performance-enhancing drugs.
- Judge had struggled over the past week to hit No. 62, but led off the second game of a doubleheader at Texas with the home run against pitcher Jesus Tinoco.
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