Home Run Inn Celebrates Aaron Judge’s American League Record With Pizza Giveaway

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — After Aaron Judge broke the American League record 62 home runs on Tuesday, a pizza company is celebrating the Linden, Calif. native’s milestone.

Home Run Inn, a Chicago-based restaurant chain and frozen pizza brand, announced in a press release that it will offer a free thin-crust pizza to anyone with the first, middle or legal name ” judge”.

How to claim your free pizza

Those with a variation of the Judge name can redeem their offer by submitting proof of a valid ID via direct message on Home Run Inn’s Instagram page, according to the company.

Offer valid Wednesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 6 at 5:59 a.m. PST.

According to the company, all participants must be 18 years or older and no purchase is necessary. Offer is only valid in the United States and is limited to one per household.

“While we’re the official pizza of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, we’re always ready to salute impressive accomplishments, and in this case, one that’s literally a home run,” said the Home’s senior vice president. Run Inn, Gina (Perrino) Bolger. in a report. “Since the 1920s, our brand has always been associated with two things, baseball and the delicious thin-crust pizza that knocks it out of the park. We congratulate number 99 and are happy to help “judges” nationwide celebrate this exciting new addition to the history books.

Judge makes American League history

The New York Yankees slugger and former Linden High Lion hit his 62nd homer of the season Tuesday against the Texas Rangers in a road game.

The judge hit his record home run in the first inning of game two of a doubleheader.

The Yankees star also has the most home runs in franchise history, with fellow Yankee Roger Maris previously setting the American League record in 1961.

Judge’s 62nd home run is the seventh all-time for most single-season home runs in MLB history. Baseball’s record for most home runs in a season is held by San Francisco Giants legend Barry Bonds, who set the mark with 73 home runs in 2001.

The Yankees will enter the playoffs as the American League East Division champions after winning the division on Sept. 28. The Yankees begin their playoff series in the American League Divisional Series on Tuesday, October 11.

The MLB playoffs begin with the Wild Card Series on Friday, October 7.