Aaron Judge is a famous American Baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Basketball. In 2017, Aaron Judge was selected as the AL Rookie of the Year and completed second in voting for the Most Valuable Player Award of the Year. He is one of the tallest players in Major League Baseball. Aaron played college basketball for the Fresno State Bulldogs and was selected by the New York Yankees with the 32nd number in the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft. He broke many records and won many awards in his baseball career. Check all the details below about Aaron Judge Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Career, Nationality, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Aaron Judge Wiki/Biography
Aaron Judge was born on 26th April 1992 (Age: 30 years; As of 2022) in Sacramento, California, United States. His full real name is Aaron James Judge and his nickname is The Judge or All Rise. He is on number 99 of the New York Yankees Baseball team as an outfielder. His nationality is American and follows Christianity (religion). His ethnicity is biracial and his zodiac sign is Taurus. His profession is Baseball player.
Aaron Judge Educational Qualification
He completed his schooling at Linden High School in 2010. After completing schooling, he joined to enroll at California State University to complete his college graduation and play baseball for Fresno State Bulldogs.
Aaron Judge Physical Stats
Height: 6′ 7″ inches
Weight: 128 kg
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Aaron Judge Family & Parents
Aaron was adopted by his adoptive parents and born into a middle-class family in Linden, California. His father’s name is Wayne Judge (teacher) and his mother’s name is Patty Judge (teacher).
He has a sibling elder brother John (also adopted).
Aaron Judge’s Wife & Girlfriend
Aaron Judge married his longtime girlfriend Samantha Bracksieck (wife) in December 2021. He lives a joyful and happy life with his wife Samantha Bracksieck.
Aaron Judge Career
Aaron started his career in High School, where he played baseball for his school team. After this, he played for the college Fresno State Bulldogs team in the Western Athletic Conference and won the tournament, and qualified for the 2011 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. In 2012, he won the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.
After this, he played in many baseball tournaments for college. In 2012, he was selected in the MLB Draft for New York Yankees picked up on the 32nd number in the first round, and started his professional baseball career. In 2014, he debut with the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League. In 2015, he was invited to spring training as a non-roster player.
On 13th August 2016, he made his MLB debut against the Tampa Bay Rays and hit a home run off Matt Andriese. In 2017, he received the highest votes as a starting outfielder in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game and won many achievements and broke records. He broke many records in 2018,2019,2020,2021 and also in 2022. Aaron hit his 61st home run off Tim Mayza of the Toronto Blue Jays, and the most home runs in a single season in American League History on 28th September 2022.
Aaron Judge Awards & Achievements
- 4× All-Star in 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022.
- All-MLB First Team in 2021.
- AL Rookie of the Year 2017.
- 2× Silver Slugger Award in 2017, 2021.
- Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2019
- Fielding Bible Award in 2021.
- 2x AL home run leader in 2017, 2022.
- Rookie home run record (52).
- Strikeouts in a single postseason (27, 2017).
- Most strikeouts for a rookie batter (208, 2017).
- Tied with Roger Maris for the AL season home run record (61).
Aaron Judge Net Worth & Salary
Aaron Judge’s net worth is estimated at about $20 million dollars. He is a famous American baseball player who broke many records and got many achievements in his career. He earns a good amount of salary $19 million dollars from his baseball profession. In 2013, he signed a contract with the New York Yankees with a signing bonus of $1.8 million dollars. He also earns income from brand endorsements of big companies like Under Armour, Pepsi, Adidas, etc.
Aaron Judge Social Handles
Aaron Judge Amazing Facts
- Aaron’s hobbies include watching movies, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.
- Aaron was adopted at the age of 10 or 11.
- He lost a portion of his front left tooth during a celebration circle after Brett Gardner hit a walk-off home run.
- His adoptive parents are both retired teachers.
- In his school, he was a three-sport star.
- On the college baseball team, he was selected by the Oakland A’s in the 30th round, and college New York Yankees selected him on the 32 number.
- Aaron is the right fielder of the New York Yankees.
- Aaron is good in his studies and graduated with a 3.2 GPA score. Also, he spent two years on the student council and performed community service like picking up garbage from the college campus with his basketball teammates.
- He chews weird bubble gum during the baseball matches.
- He preferred to play tight end in football but he preferred to play baseball.
- In the regular season of football, Aaron is the second player who wears jersey no. 99.
- He was a San Francisco Giants fan.
- On 15th May 2017, he appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and also appeared on the episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he posed undercover to ask questions related to his fans about himself.
- He is also the cover athlete for MLB The Show 18 on 6th November 2017.
- He signed an endorsement deal with Under Armor in 2014, Pepsi in 2017, and Adidas in 2018.
- Aaron founded the All Rise Foundation, whose mission is to inspire children and youth to become responsible citizens and encourage them to reach unlimited possibilities.
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