Aaron Judge, Leader of the All Rise Foundation, Leaves Several Kids Starstruck With a Fine Gesture

Published 01/18/2023, 11:12 AM EST
Sep 21, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Aaron Judge (99) rounds the bases after hitting a three run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Judge is one of the best players in the MLB right now. Over the last few years, he has developed into a bonafide star while playing with the New York Yankees. In 2022, he had his best season so far, which culminated in a 2022 AL MVP award. Furthermore, Judge has garnered a large fan following with his straightforward attitude and desire to win.

He is a role model for aspiring baseball players and is a good influence on young athletes today. Furthermore, he does his best to inspire the younger generation through his All Rise Foundation. Despite having extremely busy schedules, Judge and another MLB player took the time to interact with some young baseball players.

Aaron Judge and Jake Cave took the time to interact with young baseball hopefuls at PRO5 Baseball Academy

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Aaron Judge and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Jake Cave recently interacted with young athletes at the PRO5 Baseball Academy in Virginia. They talked to the young athletes in what would have been an awe-inspiring interaction for the young baseball hopefuls. Furthermore, Judge and Cave would have provided them with knowledge and tips on baseball and what it means to play professionally. PRO5 Baseball Academy shared a thank-you message for Judge and Cave on their official Twitter account.

In the Tweet, they said, “Very special thank you to @thejudge44 and @jakecave8 for taking time out of their busy schedules to speak to our boys and provide insight on the game both on and off the field!” Both Judge and Cave have had busy off-seasons. Cave was placed on waivers twice before finally being picked up by the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Judge, on the other hand, had an extremely eventful off-season due to his free agency. Following a fantastic 2022 season, he took the time to weigh all his options before signing any deal. But the star outfielder eventually penned a 9-year $360 million deal with the Yankees

Judge will have the opportunity to build a legacy with the Yankees

Over the next 9 years, Aaron Judge will have the opportunity to build a legacy with the Yankees. Furthermore, he will be doing so as the team’s newest captain. Many experts have stated that Judge deserved the contract. While that may be true, the Yankees will have to do their best to maximize its value. 

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Watch this story: Is Aaron Judge’s $360 million deal the biggest New York Yankees contract of all time?

The main aim would be to win a championship with Judge as the centerpiece of their roster. For that to happen, the Yankees still have some pieces that they have to put around their star outfielder. Furthermore, Judge will be working hard this off-season to prepare for 2023. What do you think of the fact that Judge and Cave took the time out of their busy schedules to talk with these young baseball hopefuls? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Pranay Mukherjee

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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. On completing his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication, he followed his passion for writing and started working as a content writer. His passion for sports has led him to sports journalism.

Edited By: Abhishek Kumar

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