Inside the Auction for Aaron Judge’s 62nd Home Run Ball

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Hear from lucky ball-catcher Cory Youmans and collectibles mogul Ken Goldin about the story behind the story of Judge’s record-setting No. 62 ball — and the millions it will command at auction.

On a mild, gray, damp Wednesday morning, New York City’s most exclusive enclave was at Madison Square Garden.

Through a side entrance, down a red carpet-lined hallway, through a metal detector, and up an escalator, MSG’s JP Morgan Club hosted media members, select high net worth individuals, and one of the most prized collectibles of the last several years. Inside a tall glass case was the ball New York Yankees superstar Aaron Judge knocked out of Texas’ Globe Life Field on Oct. 4 for his 62nd home run of the 2022 season, breaking Roger Maris’ 61-year-old American League record.

As Judge agreed to a nine-year, $360 million contract to stay a Yankee this week, breaking another record, the famous ball on display hit the auction block, where it will stay through Dec. 17.

Cory Youmans, the man who caught Judge’s historic blast, entered the club at about noon with his wife, Bri Am

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