Aaron Judge is currently in the midst of one of the greatest seasons in MLB history. The Yankees star leads the American League in all three triple crown categories with a .316 batting average, 60 home runs and 128 RBIs.
But it’s the home run number that catches everyone’s attention.
That’s because Judge is one homer away from tying and two homers away from passing Roger Maris for the Yankees record for home runs in a season. The mark also serves as the American League record for home runs in a season.
Some even consider Maris’ 61 homers to be the true home run record as Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were all implicated in baseball’s steroid scandal.
Those “some” would be wrong, but that’s what they’re saying.
Nevertheless, the chase for 61 and then soon after 62 has led many to ask one question: what would they trade in exchange for the famous home run balls?
Batting Around: If you caught Aaron Judge's 62nd home run, what would you ask for in exchange for the ball? https://t.co/Ff7OdQSJ4X
— CBS Sports MLB (@CBSSportsMLB) September 23, 2022
Some of the answers were pretty strange.
That he endorses my hot dog eclairs by eating one during the postgame https://t.co/yXLoO2z7Zo
— KingPrince (@thejoshbanks) September 23, 2022
Zach Hample's head on a platter, no less. https://t.co/6PMwhv4KUu
— Travis Yost (@travisyost) September 23, 2022
A pig every month and two comely lasses of virtue true. https://t.co/5xvjUH2Gw5
— Tommy Okktane (@TommyOkktane) September 23, 2022
Though the weirdest one by far came from noted dork Darren Rovell.
If I caught Judge 61 or 62nd, this is what I would ask for for the ball:
1. Judge’s bat used for the home run, inscribed by Judge
2. One of the jerseys worn by Judge, inscribed by Judge.
3. A hard ticket to the game, inscribed by Judge
4. Pictures with Judge
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 21, 2022
Okay, maybe it wasn’t the weirdest one…
… the first four answers would probably get me in Twitter jail https://t.co/fpJYoxsdpK
— Serenity “Horny Layer Advocate” Dee 🌻 (@sapphixy) September 23, 2022
Get the gps coordinates of Chris Jericho’s wife’s cellphone on Jan 6th. https://t.co/zDwOA5uJ0t
— vinny güddoggo (@VinPickles) September 23, 2022
A single night of passion with your mom, CBS Sports MLB social media intern https://t.co/FXB2bbcqbT
— R🫓b (@fujiwaraarmbar) September 23, 2022
Stay weird, baseball fans.
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