Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge

Baseball Player

Aaron James Judge is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Judge was unanimously selected as the American League Rookie of the Year in 2017, and finished second in voting for the AL Most Valuable Player Award that year.

Full Name
Aaron James Judge
Apr 26, 1992
6′ 7″
Net Worth


Aaron James Judge was born on April 26, 1992, in Linden, California. His zodiac sign is Taurus and his ethnicity is African-American. He grew up in a middle-class family with three siblings. Judge attended Linden High School where he excelled as a student and an athlete. He played baseball for the school's team and was named MVP of the Central California Conference for three consecutive years. After graduation, he was offered a scholarship to Fresno State University but chose to pursue a professional career instead.

    Judge signed with the New York Yankees in 2013 and began playing in their minor league system. In 2016, he made his Major League debut with the Yankees and quickly became one of the top players in the league. He had an impressive rookie season and was named American League Rookie of the Year. Judge continued to improve over the next two seasons, becoming an All-Star in 2017 and 2018, winning a Silver Slugger Award in 2017, and leading the major leagues in runs scored and home runs in 2017.

    In 2020, Judge signed a contract extension with the Yankees that will keep him with the team through 2023. He is known for his power hitting as well as his leadership ability on and off the field.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aaron Judge is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 26, 1992, Aaron Judge was born in Linden, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Judge graduates from Linden High School and is drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 31st round of the MLB draft.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Transfers to Fresno State</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Judge transfers to Fresno State University and plays college baseball for the Bulldogs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drafted by Yankees</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Judge is selected 32nd overall in the 2013 MLB draft by the New York Yankees.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MVP of All Star Game</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Judge wins the Home Run Derby and is named MVP of the 2017 MLB All Star game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">American League Rookie of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Judge is named the American League Rookie of the Year after hitting 52 home runs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Contract Extension with Yankees</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a one year $8 million contract extension with the Yankees.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Judge is a great role model for young athletes. He is an example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success, as well as being a good person and treating others with respect.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Athlete</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Judge is an amazing baseball player. He has won multiple awards, including Rookie of the Year in 2017 and the Home Run Derby in 2017. He is also known for his incredible power hitting ability.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He is a Gamer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Judge also loves to play video games. He often streams himself playing games such as Fortnite on Twitch and interacts with fans while doing so. This makes him more relatable and adds to his likability.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Youngest Player to Reach 100 Home Runs</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Judge is the youngest player in MLB history to reach 100 career home runs, achieving the milestone at 27 years old.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Only Player to Win 16 Straight Home Run Derby Titles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Aaron Judge became the first and only player to win consecutive Home Run Derby titles, winning an unprecedented 16 straight rounds.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Hit 52 Home Runs as a Rookie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Aaron Judge set a new record for most home runs by a rookie with 52. He was also the first rookie to ever lead the league in home runs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Yankee to Win MVP Award Since 2012</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Aaron Judge became the first New York Yankee since 2012 to win the American League MVP Award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Highest Career Batting Average Among Active Players</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">As of 2021, Aaron Judge has the highest career batting average among active players with a .277 lifetime average.</p></div>


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