New York Yankees Star Aaron Judge Made Big Money From Major Endorsement Deals in 2021

Published 12/24/2021, 7:45 AM EST
Oct 3, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) waves to the crowd after his game winning RBI single to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 and clinch a wildcard playoff spot at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports


New York Yankees’ star player Aaron Judge might be disappointed after their loss at the hands of arch-rivals in 2021, he has made the team proud by topping another list. Aaron has hit a milestone in his career by becoming the most endorsed MLB player this season.

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Despite their failure to reach the World Series, Aaron Judge’s stellar run can’t be overlooked. With his heroics on the field alone, it’s safe to say Judge has become the face of the Yankees.

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Aaron Judge is the king of MLB endorsements

29-year-old Aaron Judge has been having a great year, from his performance to getting married earlier this month. Notably, now he has made his mark in MLB corporate world too. According to the report, Judge fetched 13 brand endorsements in the 2021 season with the Yankees.

These incredible deals made Judge the MLB player with the most endorsements deals in 2021. His deals comprised apparel/ accessories, restaurants, leisure and recreation, beverages, consumer electronics, retail, technology, and food products.

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)

Interestingly, he had finished at the 12th position in the ”social followers” metrics; however, it did not affect his popularity, attracting brands.

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Judge is due for an extension

After the 2022 season, Aaron would enter free agency; however, there is an optimistic chance he would get an extension prior to that. The judge’s role in the Yankees team is important, hence the front office is expected to offer him a whopping million extension.

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|Courtesy: Reuters

Notably, there were reports that stated Yankees are not ready to spend huge amounts on Carlos Correa, in order to save the money for Judge’s extension. The man has brought in many glories for the team, including the recent endorsement one, he surely deserves a huge offer. When do you think the New York Yankees will offer Judge an extension?

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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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