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Boomer Esiason Names 'True Home Run King' After Aaron Judge's Record

A closeup of Boomer Esiason.

NEWPORT, WALES - AUGUST 27: Boomer Esiason arrives at the red carpet Gala Dinner as part of The All-Star Cup Celebrity Golf event at the Celtic Manor Resort on August 27, 2005 Newport, Wales. The cup - the brainchild of Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly - sees 2 teams of 10 celebrities from Europe and the US taking part over the Roman Road course, venue of the 2010 Ryder Cup, with Colin Montgomerie and Mark O'Meara as the non-playing captains of the European and US teams respectively. The cup will be presented by Kirsty Gallacher and Jamie Theakston. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Longtime sports media personality Boomer Esiason weighed in on the Home Run King debate after Aaron Judge hit No. 62 on Tuesday night.

Many people still view Barry Bonds as the all-time leader after he hit 73 homers in 2001. Others believe his activity during the steroid era should disqualify him from the conversation.

Esiason falls in the latter category.

"In my eyes, Aaron Judge is the Home Run King," Esiason said on WFAN Sports Radio. 

If you include all the players active during the steroid era, Judge's 62 single-season home runs rank just seventh on the all-time list. In addition to Bonds' 73, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa both have multiple seasons over 62.

With No. 62, Judge passed former Yankee Roger Maris for the all-time AL record he set 61 years ago. Maris' son, Roger Maris Jr., is another person who views Judge as the new Home Run King.

What's your take on this debate?