The Resource Aaron Judge : the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom, (ebook)

Aaron Judge : the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom, (ebook)

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Aaron Judge : the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom
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Aaron Judge
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the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom
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eng
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At 6-foot-7 and 285 pounds, Aaron Judge emerged as the biggest story in baseball in 2017 with his monstrous home runs and record-breaking ability. A three-sport athlete in high school and a Division I ballplayer at Fresno State, the Californian was drafted by the New York Yankees in the first round in 2013 and made it to the majors by August 2016. Homering in his first major league at-bat and starting in right field straight out of spring training in 2017, he gave Yankees fans hope for the future, along with "Baby Bombers" teammates such as Gary Sanchez.After a rough start in which he batted below .200 and struck out in over 40 percent of his plate appearances after joining the Yankees, Judge turned things around and helped get his team off to a fast start in 2017 with 10 homers in April alone, tying the rookie record for the month. He then broke the legendary Joe DiMaggio's team record for most round trippers by the All-Star break with 30, including one that measured at 495 feet. His mounting popularity enabled him to receive more All-Star votes than any American League player and to the creation of the "Judge's Chambers" section located in the right-field stands of Yankee Stadium. Judge's momentum next led to him winning the 2017 Home Run Derby where he smashed a total of 47, four of which traveled more than 500 feet. It's no wonder that baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has said that Judge is a player "who can become the face of the game." In Aaron Judge: The Incredible Story of the New York Yankees' Home Run-Hitting Phenom, David Fischer brings the exciting story of the Yankees' newest superstar to life
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Midwest
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1963-
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Fischer, David
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796.357092
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non fiction
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  • Judge, Aaron
  • New York Yankees (Baseball team)
  • Baseball players
  • Electronic books
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Aaron Judge : the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom, (ebook)
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9781683582373
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT11995539
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11995539
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Aaron Judge : the incredible story of the New York Yankees' home run-hitting phenom, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683582373
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11995539
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11995539
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MWT11995539
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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