Aaron Judge Once Celebrated a Famous New York Yankees Win by Laying Waste to a Fancy $300 Champagne Bottle

Published 02/11/2023, 11:08 AM EST

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Aaron Judge has a generally laid-back personality outside of baseball. When it comes to donning the pinstripes for the New York Yankees, he becomes a serious character. Furthermore, he is extremely competitive with an aim to win the World Series. Judge is one of the top MLB stars today and has experienced a lot in his career so far.

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He’s experienced both the thrill of winning a big game and the sorrow of being knocked out of the postseason. But in 2017, Judge showed what winning means to him when the Yankees won a high-stakes game. 

Aaron Judge celebrated his first postseason win in style

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In 2017, Aaron Judge was a rising star for the New York Yankees. He won the Rookie of the Year award and showed a lot of promise. But the biggest celebration came during the postseason. When the Yankees won the 2017 AL Wild Card game against the Minnesota Twins, Judge experienced his first postseason victory. Following the victory, the Yankee right fielder treated his teammates to Ace of Spades, a premium champagne worth $300 a pop. 

According to TMZ, “Aaron Judge ain’t a rookie when it comes to celebrating his first postseason win … ’cause the star slugger brought out the big (gold) guns for the Yankees’ victory over the Twins Tuesday night. Judge and his teammate Didi Gregorious went all-out for the team’s champagne celebration after winning their wild-card game 8-4 … poppin’ massive bottles of Ace of Spades.” 

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Each bottle cost more than $300, and they definitely had a few bottles to celebrate. Since then, Judge has experienced multiple postseason victories and has now set his sights on winning a World Series. 2023 might be the year as the Yankee star looks set to embark on a new chapter in his career. 

Judge is the Yankee’s leader and captain

This off-season Aaron Judge was named the New York Yankees captain after signing a 9-year $360 million contract extension. This makes him the unquestioned leader and centerpiece for the Yankees going forward. Furthermore, his role will be very different during this postseason. 

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Judge will be trying to win the World Series and will have the responsibility of a captain while doing so. It will be interesting to see if he and the Yankees will be popping champagne in celebration this year. What do you think of Aaron Judge’s celebration of his first-ever postseason win in 2017? 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.
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