American right fielder Aaron James Judge plays for the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball.
Judge won the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year award unanimously and took second place in the voting for the AL Most Valuable Player Award.
The Yankees selected Judge, a Fresno State Bulldogs baseball player in college, with the number 32 overall pick in the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft.
Judge had a record-breaking rookie season in 2017 after making his MLB debut in 2016 and blasting a home run in his first at-bat of the league.
He was selected as an All-Star and became the first MLB rookie to win the Home Run Derby.
Mark McGwire’s MLB rookie record of 49 and the Yankees’ full-season rookie record of 29 were both broken by Judge, who finished the season with 52 home runs (previously held by Joe DiMaggio).
Pete Alonso’s 53 home runs in 2019 shattered his rookie record, which had stood for two more years. For the months of April, May, June, and September, he was named the American League’s (AL) Rookie of the Month.
For the months of June and September, he was named the AL Player of the Month, and he repeated the feat for May of 2022.
One of the biggest players in MLB, Judge is 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m) tall and weighs 282 pounds (128 kg).
How Old Is Aaron Judge?
Aaron Judge is 30 years old. He was born on April 26, 1992.