Aaron Judge's Career Achievement; His Skills in the Court and Trophies he has Won

Jon Snow
Thu Apr,2018
Aaron Judge's Career Achievement; His Skills in the Court and Trophies he has Won Baseball

Aaron Judge, the 2017 Silver Slugger Award winner is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees in the MLB. 25-year-old right-handed batter and thrower, Judge is playing professionally since 2016 and has accomplished a lot in short period of time.

The American baseballer with an attractive height of 6feet and 7 inches is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $2 million currently. Getting curious, how much salary does Judge earn? What are his career achievements? Scroll right down there for the details.

Net Worth and Salary of Aaron Judge

Aaron has played for the only team New York Yankees in his professional career till date. Initially, the first round pick of the 2013 MLB draft, Judge played for the New York Yankees in the minor league till 2016. Reportedly, he was assigned to the team with a signing bonus of $1.8 million at that time.

Then, making his professional debut in the MLB  major league in 2016, Aaron earned $141,423 that season. Later on March 1, 2017, Aaron Judge signed a year deal with the Yankees which was valued at $544,500, the season when he became the AL Rookie of the Year.

On March 17, 2018, Judge was offered another 1-year contract extension worth $622,3000 by the Yankees. Well, Judge's career earnings were reported to be $2,485,923 by the end of 2017 season leading his net worth to be around $2 million in 2018.

But, he has not talked about his further moves after the 2018 season, let's see what the future has to offer.

Career Achievements of Aaron Judge; Awards and Honors

Aaron famed for his unusual uniform 99 number, which is mostly given to the young players who are not expected to make the regular-season team, has created a franchise history in the Yankees.

During his playing days, Aaron played for the Fresno State Bulldogs Baseball Team at California State University, Fresno and won the WAC Tournament, and qualified for the 2011 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament followed by the victory in the 2012 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

CAPTION: Aaron Judge with 2012 College Home Run Derby Award SOURCE: The NY Times

In the 2013 MLB Draft, he was picked up by the New York Yankees to play in the minor league and soon got promoted to Tampa Yankees of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in 2014. Then for the 2015 season,
Judge played for the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League.

In August 2016, Judge got his major MLB breakthrough where he hit a home run off Matt Andriese against the Tampa Bay Rays, recalling the history of Tyler Austin, making his MLB debut with a home run.

In his debut season, Aaron Judge batted .179 and struck out 42 times in 84 at-bats. 

CAPTION: New York Yankees baseball outfielder Aaron Yankees SOURCE: NJ.com

The 2017 season became the season with the most achievement for Aaron Judge. On June 10, 2017, Aaron set a new record for the hardest measured by Statcast after he hit a home run that had an exit velocity of 121.1 miles per hour. 

Judge, also the 3 consecutive AL Rookie of the Month award winner behind the longest streak since Mike Trout won 4 in a row in 2012, was voted as a starting outfielder to the 2017 MLB All-Star Game on July 2 that year. 

Soon on July 7, 2017, Judge broke Joe DiMaggio's record of 29 for most home runs hit in a Yankees' rookie season as he hit 52. Besides, Judge also made many MLB records too which includes:

  • Most home runs of 52 by a rookie breaking Mark McGwire with 49 home runs
  • A new record for the hardest ever measured by Statcast on June 10, 2017, with a measured exit velocity of 121.1 miles per hour
  • MLB record for striking out in 37 consecutive games.
  • MLB record for most strikeouts by a rookie with 208.
  • MLB record for most walks by a rookie with 127.
  • First rookie in MLB history with at least 45 home runs, 100 RBIs and 100 runs scored

Well, that's not the end, we do have a list of his honors and awards which are:

  • AL Rookie of the Year (2017)
  • Silver Slugger Award (2017)
  • Home Run Derby champion (2017)
  • AL home run leader (2017)

Reportedly, Aaron Judge's career stats till the end of 2017 stand up to 626 At Bats, 138 Runs, 169 Hits, 124 Runs Batted In, 136 Walks, 250 Strikeouts and the batting average of 0.270.

Let's see some of his best home runs.

We wish him best for further.

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