Fans Roar “My Captain” as “Well-Mannered, Generous” Aaron Judge Wins Young Fan’s Heart With Classy Gesture

Published 09/01/2023, 10:07 AM EDT

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Players don’t become legends only for their achievements. Their gestures and attitude towards fans also matter a lot to win the hearts of their supporters. Aaron Judge proved it again in their last game with the Detroit Tigers. His kind gesture towards a little boy has glorified his impression even more as a captain and person. 

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The Yankees Captain’s actions have exceeded the Yankees’ 3-game winning streak against the Tigers in the four-game series. Since the video went viral, fans have been cheering and supporting their idol despite the bad times the team has suffered in this season.

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The Yanks have been suffering from bad times consistently. This somehow made them a little weak. On social media, there have been thousands of rumors about the future of the team and the upcoming Free Agency. However, fans still stand with their legends, and they never hesitate to come to watch Yankees’ games. 

After a 3-games winning streak, Yankees’ fans witnessed a loss in the four game. Though the game was tough, the Detroit Tigers claimed the final smile. However, what goes beyond it is Judge’s kind gesture of giving the ball to a little Yankees fan.


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In a logical sequence of events, he approached a young boy in the stands, ball in hand, with the intention of giving it to him as a gesture. This has made the day of the young fellow. Since the video went viral on the internet, fans have been praising the 2022 MVP for his polite attitude towards his fans, claiming him as “My Captain.


Fans haven’t stopped only praising him, some commented, he is the one that young generation should follow.

One  fan even called him well-mannered and generous superstar.

While mostly fans have been praising Judge, some criticized the mother, for not saying a thank you.

Someone even accused the mother to snatch the ball.

Well, Yankee fans have not been witnessing this kind of scene for the first time. They witnessed an unforgettable moment of another little Yankee fan a few months back.

In 2022, a High-Tension Game Between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Yankees Changed the Life of a Little Yankees Fan

When two rival teams play, fans also have a kind of rival attitude toward each other, but a year back, the baseball world witnessed a rare scene where two different team fans exchanged a ball, making the day for a little boy. Well, Aaron Judge was not directly involved in this incident, but he was him who hit the ball.

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In 2022, during a high-tension game between the Toronto Blue Jays and The Yanks, has changed the life of a little Yankees fan as he received the Home Run ball of Aaron Judge from a Blue Jays fan. The fan caught the ball, but instead of throwing it, he gave it to the little boy, creating a memorable moment for all the supporters of both teams. 


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Fans have been the best present players get during their sports careers, and some players value them like Aaron Judge does. Do you think Judge’s kind gesture will inspire youngsters not only to be a player like him but also to be a person like him? Share your thoughts with us.

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Written by:

Antara Bhattacharyya


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Antara Bhattacharyya is an MLB Writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed her Master's Degree in English Literature, she is passionate about writing. Sports being one of her core interests, she indulged in American Sports, particularly Baseball.
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Deepanshi Bajaj




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