Judge surpassed and tied Mark McGwire’s single-season rookie home run record on September 25 with his 49th and 50th home runs.
Judge broke Babe Ruth’s single-season record (established in 1921) for the most home runs hit by a Yankees player at his home ballpark on September 30 with his 52nd home run of the year and his 33rd at Yankee Stadium.
Judge earned Player of the Month for the second time and Rookie of the Month for the fourth time at the end of September.
Judge had a .284 batting average, 52 home runs, and 114 RBIs at the end of the 2017 campaign. He had the most home runs, runs scored (128), and walks in the American League (a major-league rookie record 127).
In the league, he had the second-most RBIs. A rookie record set by Kris Bryant in 2015 and the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson record were both broken by him. He also led MLB with 208 strikeouts.
The Yankees secured a wild card place by ending the season with a 91-71 record. Judge hit his first postseason home run in the AL Wild Card game against the Minnesota Twins, helping the Yankees defeat them 8-4.
Judge prevented Francisco Lindor from hitting a home run in Game 3 of the ALDS, keeping the score tied. Judge set an ALDS record with 16 strikeouts during the series.
Did Aaron Judge Get His Teeth Fixed?
The teeth of Aaron Judge have been corrected. No more void. Aaron Judge had what is known as porcelain veneers put on his teeth to correct them.