San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays congratulated Alex Rodriguez after the veteran slugger tied his home run mark by blasting his 660th on Friday.
“Congratulations to Alex Rodriguez on his 660th home run," said Mays. "Milestones in baseball are meant to be broken and I wish him continued success throughout his career.”
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Rodriguez, who accumulated 660 home runs over 21 combined seasons with the Mariners, Rangers and Yankees, reached this milestone against the rival Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
The 39-year-old connected on a 3-0 pitch off Red Sox reliever Junichi Tazawa.
It was Rodriguez' first career home run as a pinch-hitter.
The Yankees (14-9) beat the Red Sox (12-11) by a score of 3-2 on Friday night.
San Francisco Giants media services contributed to this story