Aaron Judge hit 4 home runs in 2 days to break Mark McGwire's 28-year-old rookie record

Aaron Judge has put together one of the most impressive rookie seasons that baseball has ever seen, and on Monday, he officially wrote his name into baseball history as the first player to ever hit 50 home runs in his rookie year, breaking Mark McGwire's 28-year-old record.

Judge came into Monday's game with 48 home runs on the year, one shy of tying McGwire's record.

After hitting his 49th homer in the third inning to match McGwire, Judge stepped up to the plate again in the seventh and sent a ball high and deep into left-centerfield to break the mark and officially become the greatest home run hitter in rookie history.

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MIAMI, FL - JULY 10: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Marlins Park on July 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 20: Outfielders Aaron Judge #99 (L) and Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees celebrate after the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 20, 2016 in Anaheim, California. The Yankees won 5-1. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees congratulates teammate Greg Bird #33 after Bird drove them both in with a home run in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 16, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Apr 12, 2017; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) is congratulated by Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka (38) and Yankees first baseman Chris Carter (48) after hitting a two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: The 5' 10' Ronald Torreyes #17 stands next to the 6' 7' Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees for the national anthem before a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Aaron Judge #99, Ronald Torreyes #74 and Dellin Betances #68 of the New York Yankees stand during the national anthem before their Opening Day game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on April 10, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Rays 8-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Brett Gardner #11, Jacoby Ellsbury #22, Aaron Judge #99 and Matt Holliday #17 of the New York Yankees looks on during the National Anthem before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 26, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Starlin Castro #14 and Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrate the 9-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on April 16, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
May 21, 2017; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) is congratulated in the dugout after he made a diving catch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 11, 2017; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) hits a two run home run to right center during the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 30: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees is greeted in the dugout after scoring during the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 30, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: Brett Gardner #11leaps high to celebrate his home run with teammate Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees during an MLB baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on April 29, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. Yankees won 12-4. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Starlin Castro #14 of the New York Yankees celebrates his second inning three run home run against the Baltimore Orioles with teammates Aaron Judge #99 and Matt Holliday #17 at Yankee Stadium on June 10, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Apr 19, 2017; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Hicks (31) celebrates his solo home run against the Chicago White Sox with New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) during the eighth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 27: Aaron Judge #99, Starlin Castro #14 and Ronald Torreyes #74 of the New York Yankees high five each other after their victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 27, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees in action against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on June 10, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Orioles 16-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 24: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates his 2nd home run of the game in the seventh inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on September 24, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammate Gary Sanchez #24 after hitting a solo homerun in the bottom of the first inning against the Minnesota Twins on September 18, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo By Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees watches a sacrifice fly against the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on September 19, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER-14: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees follows through watching his second home run of the game in the 6th inning of an MLB baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 14, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. Yankees won 13-5. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees watches his team bat from the dugout during an MLB baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 12, 2017 at CitiField in the Queens borough of New York City. This game was scheduled to be played in Tampa Bay, but had to be moved to play in a neutral stadium because of hurricane damage in Florida. Rays won 2-1. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 09: Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers stands at first base with Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees during a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 9, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard W. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 09: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees bats against the Texas Rangers in a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 9, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard W. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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You can watch Judge's record-breaking home run below, courtesy of MLB.

Judge was quick to make an impression on baseball fans with his affable attitude, contagious smile, and brilliant swings at the plate. Making a name for himself with towering homers, Judge quickly earned himself an entry into the annual Home Run Derby, and became the first rookie to win the award.

Despite a slump after the All-Star break, Judge appears to have once again found his swing, having hit four homers in his past two days to break McGwire's record and keeping his name in the conversation for AL MVP.

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