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Who Caught Aaron Judge’s Home Run Ball? Someone Who Needs an Accountant

Aaron Judge hits his 62nd home run on October 4 in Arlington, Texas. 

Aaron Judge hits his 62nd home run on October 4 in Arlington, Texas. 

Photographer: Cooper Neill/MLB/Getty Images 

Million-dollar baseballs are raining down on fans like pennies from heaven, and the taxman isn’t far behind.

One of those balls, potentially worth $2 million, fell into a fan’s hands Tuesday night when New York Yankee Aaron Judge broke the American League single-season home run record. Both Yankees and Texas Rangers fans erupted as Judge belted out his 62nd, besting the 61-homer record set by Yankee legend Roger Maris in 1961.