Aaron Judge is now No. 9 on the Yankees HR list.

Aaron Judge keeps making Yankees history by passing Derek Jeter in HRs

In recent years, New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has been a total pleasure to watch. Judge, the 2022 AL MVP, was born to hit massive home runs and that's been on full display this season. 

With his freakish power, Judge is a threat to leave the yard whenever he's at the dish. As of this writting, No. 99 has nine home runs on the year, with 25 RBI. He's a big reason why the Yankees are 25-14 and in the AL East hunt. 

Recently, a Judge blast also proved to be historic, as he moved up to No. 9 on the Yankees' all-time HR list. Who did he pass? Why, that'd be the one and only Derek Jeter

Aaron Judge is now No. 9 on the Yankees HR list

Just like the majority of his dingers, that was simply a no-doubter for the slugger against Oakland. Judge is a fan-favorite and it's easy to see why - he always mashes the ball and he's hoping the Yankees can get back to the World Series.

Those efforts are hopefully going to be made easier with fellow slugger Juan Soto now in town. Soto, who arrived in the Bronx following the trade with the San Diego Padres, has been putting on a show at Yankee Stadium thus far this campaign. 

Soto is hitting .333, with nine home runs and 33 RBI. Those are exactly the kinds of stats that Brian Cashman was hoping for once the blockbuster trade to land Soto was finalized. Add in Giancarlo Stanton, and New York 100 percent has one of the best lineups in the bigs. 

Moving forward, the hope is that Judge can continue to play at an MVP level and help the Yankees go on a deep postseason run. He's got to have confidence knowing that he continues to climb up the HR list, especially moving past someone as talented as Jeter. 

While still playing, Jeter was one of the best players on the planet and he captured five World Series titles with the Bronx Bombers. Judge is yet to bring home a ring, but with the way he swings the bat, we sure hope he'll win his first Fall Classic sooner rather than later. 

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