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17 photos of Yankees slugger Aaron Judge making other players look tiny

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17 photos of Yankees slugger Aaron Judge making other players look tiny
  • Aaron Judge became just the ninth player in MLB history to hit 60 home runs in a season and is now just one shy of what many believe is still the actual record, 61 by Roger Maris in 1961.
  • At 6-foot-7 and 285 pounds, Judge became the largest position player in Major League history when he made his debut, according to Buster Olney of ESPN.
  • With that size comes sheer strength, and with strength, Judge can hit the ball harder than most.

This post was originally published in 2017.

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Aaron Judge is not built like most baseball players. Just ask former teammate Brett Gardner.

Aaron Judge is not built like most baseball players. Just ask former teammate Brett Gardner.
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His teammates often look like high schoolers next to him.

His teammates often look like high schoolers next to him.
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It's always easy to spot Judge among other players.

It's always easy to spot Judge among other players.
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A giant among men.

A giant among men.
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Especially former teammate Ronald Torreyes who was listed at 5-foot-8. Judge made him look smaller than that.

Especially former teammate Ronald Torreyes who was listed at 5-foot-8. Judge made him look smaller than that.
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This is probably what it was like when Babe Ruth wore a Yankees uniform.

This is probably what it was like when Babe Ruth wore a Yankees uniform.
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And it is not just teammates. Standing next to Jose Altuve always grabs the attention of fans.

And it is not just teammates. Standing next to Jose Altuve always grabs the attention of fans.
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Photographers love it when Judge reaches second base against the Astros.

Photographers love it when Judge reaches second base against the Astros.
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Look at how high Starlin Castro had to jump on this celebration.

Look at how high Starlin Castro had to jump on this celebration.
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Even his hands are twice as big as others.

Even his hands are twice as big as others.
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We can title this one "The Evolution of Yankees"

We can title this one "The Evolution of Yankees"
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Handing balls to fans over the 8-feet-tall wall is not a problem for Judge.

Handing balls to fans over the 8-feet-tall wall is not a problem for Judge.
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Yes, the catcher and umpire are squatting, but that just probably just makes the juxtaposition more jarring for opposing pitchers.

Yes, the catcher and umpire are squatting, but that just probably just makes the juxtaposition more jarring for opposing pitchers.
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Brett Gardner has to jump if he is going to give Judge a forearm bash.

Brett Gardner has to jump if he is going to give Judge a forearm bash.
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Other teammates have to jump just for a normal high five.

Other teammates have to jump just for a normal high five.
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It is really not fair when Judge decides to jump. Look at how small Gardner looked here.

It is really not fair when Judge decides to jump. Look at how small Gardner looked here.
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Wearing the pinstripes can make a player bigger than life. Judge doesn't need help in that area.

Wearing the pinstripes can make a player bigger than life. Judge doesn't need help in that area.
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