Finally, “after a wait approaching two weeks, Alex Rodriguez finally joined the 600 home run club; the Yankees slugger punched his ticket with a first-inning blast in Wednesday’s game against visiting Toronto.” Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.
The ball he hit was the 104th specially marked one that had been used for each of his plate appearances since reaching No. 599. The Yankees immediately put commemorative T-shirts on sale at concession stands for $25 each, and one stand behind home plate sold out within two innings.