Judge Just Misses Record-Tying Homer as Yankees Clinch Playoff Spot


A tense and unusual quiet fell over Yankee Stadium at a time that, under normal circumstances, would have produced thunderous noise. The game was tied in the ninth inning as the Yankees faced the Boston Red Sox, their most fierce rival, and the slugger everyone had come to see was stepping into the batter’s box.

With the batter, Aaron Judge, needing only one more home run to tie Roger Maris’s American League record of 61 in a single season, a crowd of more than 43,000 seemed to be holding…



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