The last time something like this happened, it was when the Yankees had a lineup that included Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris – hitting more than 100 homeruns between them.
As soon as a trade between the Florida Marlins and the New York Yankees is approved by Major League Baseball, the Bronx Bombers will have a new tandem in the middle of their line-up that hit 111 between them.
National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton is joining the Yankees and American League Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge to form the most potent power lineup in baseball.
There’s only one team in the history of baseball ever to have two players hit 50 homeruns in the same year – the 1961 Yankees, when Maris hit 61 and Mantle hit 54.
No one expected this.
It happened when the Marlins, in