AL MVP Aaron Judge Spilled the Beans on the Success Mantra of His Incredible Achievement This Year

Published 11/18/2022, 11:00 AM EST
BOSTON, MA – JULY 08: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees bats during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 8, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Free agent Aaron Judge has done it. He finally claimed the AL MVP crown, which was probably his rightful claim after the monumental season he had with the New York Yankees. Currently, a free agent, the former Yankee had set only one target for him before this season began, and the outfielder has much more than that. No matter how big the crown on his head was, he didn’t let his humility go away from him.

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Notably, winning the league MVP is something that almost every athlete dreams of. While talking about his feelings about winning the award, he gave credit to his team. As he believes, what he has achieved wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for a wonderful team beside him all the time.

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What did Aaron Judge say after becoming the 2022 AL MVP?

Putting everything into a few words would obviously be difficult for anyone as it was for Aaron Judge. He said that if he went on to thank people, he’d have to thank everybody who helped him from his high school to major league journey. 

Knowing Judge is a natural leader in the game, he credited the entire Yankees squad for his huge win. In his words“It’s tough to put in words. It’s an incredible moment. I always feel like any award you get is never an individual award. It’s a team effort through and through. It means a lot.”

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While saying this, his smile never went away from his face, even for a second, showing how proud the outfielder was of this incredible feat. His parents and his wife looked even happier, as they also must have been proud of Judge’s incredible feat.

What was the only goal set by Judge for this year?

Before this season started, in January only, Judge had predicted to hit 50 homers as he did in his rookie year the first time. And guess what? Not only did he hit over 50 HRs, but the AL MVP also went on to break the single-season HR record in the AL by smashing 62 HRs.

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Given Judge won the 2022 AL MVP while playing for the Pinstripes, do you think he will stay in the Bronx in the coming seasons? Let us know your answers in the comments below.

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Rakshita Madan

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Rakshita Madan is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. She is an engineering graduate and is currently pursuing her MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. Rakshita has experience in writing for more than four years now, with one of her writings even getting published in an anthology.

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