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Aaron Judge named 16th captain of the Yankees

Aaron Judge
New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge looks after a two-run homer during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in New York. It was Judge’s 49th home run, which ties the MLB rookie home run record. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The New York Yankees have officially made it-well, official.
The Yankees announced on Wednesday that Aaron Judge had been named Captain.
Judge will be the 16th team captain in the franchise’s history and the first since Derek Jeter retired.
On Tuesday, it was also announced that Judge had signed a nine-year contract.