Baseball Alex Rodriguez made history when he hit his 660th home run against the Red Sox on Friday, tying the legendary Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time list.The Yan

kees infielder slammed a solo home run at the top of the eighth inning to give the Yankees a 3-2 win, and it was certainly a memorable moment. MORE: Rodriguez ties Mays with home run No. 660 | Every team's most beloved player | MVP Watch: Adam Jones“I got emotional there,’’ Rodriguez said, via the New York Post. “I was thinking about my girls, I was wondering if they were sleeping back home, all the folks that stayed with me through the last few years.” Rodriguez's legacy has been stained after his steroid use came to light, resulting in him being banned from the league in 2014. He wasn't even sure if this day would ever come.“I was in a cave in Miami serving my time," Rodriguez said. "To be here today with you guys, with the fans, my teammates, I am very thankful to the Yankees and Major League Baseball for allowing me to play this game.Babe Ruth is third on the all-time home run list with 714.Mays congratulated Rodriguez, saying in a statement: “Milestones are meant to be broken. I wish him continued success throughout his career.’’“I think about my father and wish he were alive to see this and to hear what Willie said,’’ Rodriguez said after receiving Mays' message. “I love Willie. He is one of my heroes. I don’t know, I’m speechless.’’“That’s the way to do it,’’ teammate Chris Young said. “I don’t know if I’ve seen a ball hit harder this season. I’m really happy for him, what he has done is amazing.’’