New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge dominated his way to the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year Award, announced as the unanimous winner on Monday night. Upon the announcement, he was greeted by his parents, who seemed as thrilled as Judge:
The Judge family is a proud one tonight. 😍 pic.twitter.com/KhBYdlRXjo
— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) November 13, 2017
Judge led the American League in home runs and runs, leaving himself open to AL MVP Award in the coming days.
His Yankees came within a game of the World Series as a rookie, earning All-Star, Silver Slugger and Rookie of the Year honors as a 25-year-old.