Aaron Judge added another accomplishment to his incredible rookie season on Monday, defeating Minnesota Twinsthird basemanMiguel Sano to win the Home Run Derby. Social media was abuzz about Judge's display of power at Marlins Park.
The New York Yankees took to Twitter to congratulate their right fielder. The Miami Marlins also recognized Judge, who bested Marlins first baseman Justin Bour's 22 home runs in the first round.
Judge's teammates gave him some shoutouts, too.
Baseball players past and present, including Derby participants Bour andCody Bellinger,tweeted about the show that Judge put on.
Judge's spectacle caught the attention of sports figures outside baseball, including Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers, who was in attendanceto watch it all go down.
Musician Nick Jonas, who was raised in New Jersey, also chimed in.
All rise, indeed.
-- Alex Tekip
Sports world marvels at Aaron Judge's Home Run Derby win
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