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New York Yankee outfielder Aaron Judge yesterday hit his 62nd home run of the season, passing Roger Maris's single-season American League record in the second game of a doubleheader against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas.

The home run leaves Judge short of the Major League record of 73 home runs, set by Barry Bonds in 2001.  In addition, Mark McGwire hit hit 70 in 1998 and 65 in 1999, and Sammy Sosa hit more than 61 home runs three times from 1998 to 2001.  All three players, however, are inextricably associated with baseball's steroids era.