MLB home run record: List of most home runs in a season, single-season HR leaders as Aaron Judge hits No. 60

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge struck his 60th crowning achievement of the season Tuesday night, in the Yankees’ 147th video game of the season. It is a genuinely historical project, as Judge leads the majors in crowning achievement, RBI, runs, on-base portion, punching portion, OPS, OPS+, overall bases, WAR and a number of other classifications. He likewise leads the AL in batting average, implying he’s presently in line to be the Triple Crown winner. Only Miguel Cabrera in 2012 has actually done that in the last 55 years. 

Overall, Judge is striking .316/.419/.703 (214 OPS+) with 60 crowning achievement, 128 RBI, 123 runs, 16 taken bases and 9.7 WAR. Nearly whatever pops out from that line, however it’s primarily the 60 homers. 

One may have a couple of concerns about that mark, so let’s come down and filthy with the all-time leaderboards. Just the realities here. 

Most single-season crowning achievement, MLB

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGwire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T8. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T8. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T10. Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
T10. Babe Ruth, 59, 1921

Most single-season crowning achievement, American League

1. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T2. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T2. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T4. Hank Greenberg, 58, 1938
T4. Jimmie Foxx, 58, 1932
6. Alex Rodriguez, 57, 2002
T7. Ken Griffey Jr., 56, 1998
T7. Ken Griffey, Jr., 56, 1997
T9. Jose Bautista, 54, 2010
T9. Alex Rodriguez, 54, 2007
T9. David Ortiz, 54, 2006
T9. Mickey Mantle, 54, 1961
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1928
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1920

Most single-season crowning achievement, National League

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGwire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
8. Ryan Howard, 58, 2006
9. Luis Gonzalez, 57, 2001
10. Hack Wilson, 56, 1930 

Fastest to 60 crowning achievement (by group video games)

1. Barry Bonds, 141 video games, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 142 video games, 1998
3. Aaron Judge, 147 video games, 2022
4. Sammy Sosa, 148 video games, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 149 video games, 1998
6. Babe Ruth, 154 video games, 1927
7. Mark McGwire, 155 video games, 1999
8. Sammy Sosa, 157 video games, 2001
9. Roger Maris, 159 video games, 1961

Fastest to 61 crowning achievement (by group video games)

T1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
T1. Mark McGwire, 144, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 149, 1999
4. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
5. Mark McGwire, 156, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 158, 2001
7. Roger Maris, 163, 1961

Fastest to 62 crowning achievement (by group video games)

1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 145, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
T4. Mark McGwire, 157, 1999
T4. Sammy Sosa, 157, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 160, 2001

So, as you can see, what Judge is carrying out in 2022 is genuinely historical. He has 15 video games delegated try to surpass Maris and set a brand-new American League requirement for single-season homer quality. Judge will attempt to connect (and possibly break) the record on Thursday night versus the Red Sox.



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