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  • Writer's pictureDominic Konareski

Auction House Offers $2 Million To Person Who Caught Aaron Judge's Home Run Ball

Updated: May 19, 2023

Aaron Judge slammed his 62nd home run of the 2022 season 400+ feet, sealing his name into the history books. The home run marked a new single season record in the American League, a record that has stood since 1961 at 61 home runs in the season. The ball landed in the glove of Cory Youmans, who was sitting in the front row of section 31 at Globe Life Field that eventful night. It has been revealed that an auction house has offered to pay Youmans $2 million for the ball. Youmans, who is from Dallas, works in the financial world for a company worth over $100 billion.

When asked Tuesday what he planned to do with the ball as security was taking him away to have it authenticated, he said, “Good question, I haven't thought about it yet.” The most expensive home run ball ever was Mark McGwire’s record 70th moonshot in 1998, it sold was for $3 million

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