WATCH: New York Yankees Star Aaron Judge Makes a Young Fans Day; Plays Catch With Him

Published 01/10/2022, 12:00 PM EST
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 17: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees and the American League celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the National League during the 89th MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


Apart from his heroics in the pinstripes, Yankees star Aaron Judge is also known for his humble nature. Amidst the MLB lockout, fans have been coping with zero action by reliving the magic moments from the past.

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Notably, an old video of Aaron Judge has resurfaced online, where the star is seen sparing a few minutes on the field for a young fan. Aaron got a request from a young fan, which he politely accepted and won hearts for.

Aaron Judge plays catch with a young fan

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The MLB lockout has stayed put for over a month now, with no news on the upliftment yet. Hence, baseball fans have been anxiously waiting for the off-season craziness to return. Until then, they survive by reliving a few old videos of their favorite stars.

In a blast from the past, a video of New York Yankees fame, Aaron Judge, making a young fan’s day, is winning hearts on the internet. In the video, a young fan is seen constantly shouting for Aaron’s attention to play catch with him. Notably, Judge accepts the request and plays over three rounds of catch with the fan.

Hopefully, the lockout ends soon, and fans again get to witness such wholesome moments in baseball more often.

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Judge looking for an extension

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While Aaron Judge is not entering the free agency until the 2022 season ends, his extension talks have already taken over headlines. Many expect Judge to receive a whopping million dollar extension before he enters the market. Yankees have vested interest in re-signing him, as he has produced incredible numbers for the Yankees so far.

NEW YORK, NY – August 13: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees rounds the bases after he hit a home run in his first MLB at bat during the second nning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on August 13, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

There are some reports that also claim Yankees are saving money, playing Judge’s extension a priority over their potential free agency interests in 2022. However, things will only be clear once the MLB lockout is over, and teams are officially allowed to talk business.

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As we wait for the lockout to be over, what are your thoughts on Aaron Judge’s adorable moment with the young fan?

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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