Biography

Aaron Judge is a professional baseball player in the United States. He currently plays right field for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Judge has gained widespread recognition for his impressive performance on the baseball pitch.

Early Life

Born on April 26, 1992, in Linden, California, Aaron Judge was brought up in an athletic family. His parents, Wayne and Patty Judge, encouraged him to pursue sports at a young age. As a child, he played basketball and football besides playing baseball. Judge attended Linden High School where he engaged in various sports activities including basketball and football.

## College Career

After graduating from high school, Aaron attended Fresno State University where he joined their college baseball team called The Bulldogs. At Fresno State, he continued to excel in sports during his college years as well. In 2012-2013 seasons of college baseball's Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Aaron clinched numerous awards such as Freshman Co-Player of the Year award and the WAC Player of the Year award.

## Professional Baseball Career

Aaron Judge started his professional career as a minor league baseball player for the New York Yankees after being selected by them in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. After performing exceptionally well during his time with minor teams like Charleston RiverDogs and Tampa Yankees across varied categories such as runs batted-in (RBIs) and home runs (HRs), he made it to the majors on August 13th.,2016.

In his rookie year with the New York Yankees(2017), he was unanimously elected for American League Rookie of The Year after hitting .284/.422/.627 with 52 extra-base hits which included slugging 30 homers crushing all other rookies' records during that season.

Aaron didn't stop there; that same year saw him break yet another record by hitting balls that traveled over 500 feet long! He continued to build his reputation in the following seasons and became a fan favorite across the United States with crowds chanting "All Rise" every time he scored a home run.

## Conclusion

Aaron Judge is undoubtedly a rising star of professional baseball. From excelling in high school sports, college baseball to becoming one of MLB's most recognizable players today, he has come a long way since his early days. With several records already under his belt and many more to come, Aaron Judge will continue to thrill baseball fans worldwide for years to come!