Aaron Judge just equaled Roger Maris' illustrious American league home run record, but the late baseball player's son has requested that the MLB investigate into the records.
When Maris hit 61 home runs in the 1961 season, he broke the previous record. However, Judge has tied that mark this year, and the New York Yankees star is projected to break it soon.
Maris Jr. has petitioned the league to modify the method they designate home run records. Judge has four more regular season games to set the pace.
MLB has undergone a lot of change in the past, with the duration of the season changing and the introduction of player testing for performance-enhancing substances.
Baseball need to think about setting two distinct home run records, Maris Jr. said on Twitter. "Home runs and home runs from PEDs.
In 1961, the commissioner of baseball established various home run records. With 60 home runs, Babe Ruth was declared the home run champion.