Aaron Judge will pursue Roger Maris' 61 home runs in tonight's Yankees-Red Sox game. Another home run champion will watch closely.
Barry Bonds, MLB's all-time home run leader and single-season home run record holder, will be the featured guest on ESPN's KayRod Cast.
Bonds said he'd be happy to see Judge smash his 2001 record of 73 home runs. Bonds' career is controversial, but he still retains the single-season and all-time home run records.
Bonds will be broadcasting Judge's possibly historic day. Some are disregarding Bonds' presence, while others are thrilled.
Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's home run record with 61 in 1961. Maris' record has been exceeded by three players with steroid-tainted careers.
Barry Bonds beat Sosa and McGwire with 73 in 2001. Judge considers 73 the legitimate record, but many feel Bonds, Sosa, and McGwire's records should be removed.