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CHECKOUT: Aaron Judge Constantly Proving Why He Is One Of The Greatest Of All Time

Aaron Judge has been a sensation ever since his MLB debut in 2016. But he had an incredible rookie season in 2017. The power and ability to hit home runs were noticeable since his rookie season. Moreover, the Yankees captain took the baseball world by storm when he had 52 home runs in his rookie season. Since then, the incredible outfielder’s fame skyrocketed. Things took an upward rise when the Pinstripe’s captain won the AL MVP in 2022 after hitting a record-breaking 62 home runs. His jaw-dropping power for hitting homers made him a household name in New York.

The Yankees captain is one of the tallest baseball players in modern times, with a height of 6’7. But more importantly, Aaron Judge is one of the highest-paid athletes in Major League Baseball. And why not? He is one of the most popular faces in MLB at present. Moreover, Aaron Judge endorses a lot of brands. On top of that, the 16th captain of the New York Yankees in their history is quite popular for his philanthropic activities. Last year, he won the Roberto Clemente Award for the activities of his foundation, All Rise.


What Makes Aaron Judge One Of The Greats Of The Game?

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Aaron Judge Yankees Source: CNN

Last month, Celebrity Net Worth presented information regarding Aaron Judge’s net worth. It was $50 million in January 2024. Anyway, the fans have been wondering about his net worth for a while after seeing all the accolades that keep coming the Yankees captain’s way. Now, they know. Perhaps other renowned sports stars might make more money and have a bigger net worth. But his on-field and off-field activities and achievements speak volumes of the greatness of the Yankees outfielder. Aaron Judge proves that he loves to nurture talents and develop players. His passion for the sport makes him a truly great player.

The Yankees captain makes most of his money from baseball. But his endorsement deals are lucrative, too. Some of Aaron Judge’s endorsement deals with companies like Hulu, Pepsi, Jersey Mike’s, Jordan Brand, Bloomingdale’s, Esurance, and so on. From 2016 to 2022, Aaron Judge earned as much as $76 million in baseball. Moreover, prior to the 2022 season, the Yankees offered Judge a seven-year extension worth $213.5 million. But the outfielder turned the NY side’s offer down. Instead, Aaron Judge opted for a one-year deal worth $19 million, according to Spotrac.

How Much Has The Yankees Captain Made In MLB In The Last Few Years?

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Aaron Judge Yankees Roberto Clemente Award Source: MLB.com

Aaron Judge went on to win the American League Most Valued Player in 2022. That year, he beat Shohei Ohtani in the MVP race. It really helped his value to grow as well. Last season, Judge allegedly earned a staggering $40 million salary. As per insiders, the AL 2022 MVP will receive that annual salary until 2031.

Moreover, as of last month, the Yankees captain is one of the highest-paid baseball players. As per the contracts, Aaron Judge will get $360 million in nine years with the Bronx Bombers. Moreover, he gets an annual salary of $40 million with $360,000,000 guaranteed. 

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