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New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge, left, watches his solo home, his 62nd of the season, with Texas Rangers catcher Sam Huff during the first inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. With the home run, Judge set the AL record for home runs in a season, passing Roger Maris. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Fan who caught Judge’s 62nd homer unsure what he’ll do with it

Cory Youmans made the catch of a lifetime Tuesday night

 

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge hits a solo home run, his 62nd of the season, during the first inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. With the home run, Judge set the AL record for home runs in a season, passing Roger Maris. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Yankees star Aaron Judge hits 62nd homer to break AL record held by Roger Maris

Barry Bonds holds the major league record of 73 home runs

 

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) tosses his bat as he gets walked by Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Kevin Gausman (34) during third inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Fans pack outfield seating for a chance at catching a piece of baseball history

Aaron Judge on the cusp of tying the American League single-season home run record of 61

 

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette watches his double off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman in first inning interleague baseball action in Toronto on August 30, 2022. With two weeks left in the regular season, the Blue Jays lead the American League wild-card standings and have a faint chance of catching the New York Yankees in the East Division race. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jon Blacker

A wild-card spot a virtual lock for Blue Jays, home field a good possibility

Toronto drops first game of critical 4-game series versus Tampa

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette watches his double off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman in first inning interleague baseball action in Toronto on August 30, 2022. With two weeks left in the regular season, the Blue Jays lead the American League wild-card standings and have a faint chance of catching the New York Yankees in the East Division race. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jon Blacker
Canada left fielder Omar Bousmina and his teammates have fallen at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

Curacao eliminates Canada at Little League World Series with 4-2 win

Little Mountain Little Leaguers of Vancouver stage 6th-inning rally, but fall short

Canada left fielder Omar Bousmina and his teammates have fallen at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
Canada’s Benjamin Dartnell reacts after driving in three runs on his double against Japan during the sixth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

Mexico crushes Canada 10-0 at Little League World Series

Defeat Canada’s first as they allow first runs of the tourney and fall to 2-1

Canada’s Benjamin Dartnell reacts after driving in three runs on his double against Japan during the sixth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
Vancouver, British Columbia, players wait in the dugout during a weather delay in their baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tom E. Puskar

G’day for Canada Little Leaguers in beating Australia 7-0 at World Series

Little Mountain Little Leaguers of Vancouver representing the Maple Leaf in celebrated kids tourney

Vancouver, British Columbia, players wait in the dugout during a weather delay in their baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tom E. Puskar
Jamie Roberts beats the throw to second base during the second game of the Mid-Island Brewers’ SIBL semifinal doubleheader against the Layritz Monarchs at Evans Park last Saturday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Extra-innings walkoff helps propel Mid-Island Brewers back to SIBL final

Brew Crew sweeps Monarchs, on verge of championship repeat

Jamie Roberts beats the throw to second base during the second game of the Mid-Island Brewers’ SIBL semifinal doubleheader against the Layritz Monarchs at Evans Park last Saturday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Kelly McCormack plays Jess McCready in Prime Video TV series “A League of Their Own,” which uses the hit film as the basis for a new story. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Anne Marie Fox-Prime Video TV
Kelly McCormack plays Jess McCready in Prime Video TV series “A League of Their Own,” which uses the hit film as the basis for a new story. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Anne Marie Fox-Prime Video TV
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Mid-Island Brewers sweep past Pirates in SIBL quarter-finals

Brewers host semifinal doubleheader at Evans Park Saturday

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U11 ballplayers are joined by Gord Closson, Jesse Davis, Bill Flynn and Kiyo Oye prior to the start of the sandlot game in memory of Avery Oye last Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Junior Baseball sandlot game honours Avery Oye

11-year-old ballplayer died in July 2021

U11 ballplayers are joined by Gord Closson, Jesse Davis, Bill Flynn and Kiyo Oye prior to the start of the sandlot game in memory of Avery Oye last Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

Toronto Blue Jays have by far the toughest constraints

Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
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Sweep gives Mid-Island Brewers top spot in SIBL

Brewers clinch first with wins over Rockies

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Brewers shortstop Morley Scott throws to get an out during game two of his team’s doubleheader against the Royals last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Mid-Island Brewers stay in first after split with Royals

Brewers bounce back in a big way in game two

Brewers shortstop Morley Scott throws to get an out during game two of his team’s doubleheader against the Royals last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Hank Olson sprints from second to third during the Duncan Cubs’ game against Salt Spring Island at the Tadpole Regionals at Evans Park last weekend. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan hosts Tadpole Regionals at Evans Park

Home association enters two teams in competition

Hank Olson sprints from second to third during the Duncan Cubs’ game against Salt Spring Island at the Tadpole Regionals at Evans Park last weekend. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Zach Komst had two game-winning home runs for the Mid-Island Brewers last Saturday. (Submitted by Keygan Hankins)

Komst powers Mid-Island Brewers into first place

Two game-winning homers in doubleheader against White Sox

Zach Komst had two game-winning home runs for the Mid-Island Brewers last Saturday. (Submitted by Keygan Hankins)
Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren

Blue Jays fire Montoyo, name bench coach John Schneider interim manager

Toronto sits a half-game up on the Mariners for the third wild-card spot

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren
The U11 Duncan Cardinals celebrate with the trophy from the Wooden Bat Game. (Tammy Isachsen photo)

U11 Duncan Cardinals claim trio of trophies

Team takes regular-season and playoff titles, and wins Wooden Bat Game

The U11 Duncan Cardinals celebrate with the trophy from the Wooden Bat Game. (Tammy Isachsen photo)
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Mid-Island Brewers sweep doubleheader against Monarchs

Pitcher Ortega gets out of tough situation in second game

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Mid-Island Brewers take 2 by forfeit

Club sits second in SIBL standings

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