Here's a look at a timeline from Aaron Judge's humble beginnings to his emergence as a record-breaking Yankees slugger:
— April 26, 1992: Born in Linden, Calif.
— June 6, 2013: Drafted by Yankees in first round of MLB draft (No. 32 overall)
— Aug. 13, 2016: Hits first career home run in first MLB at-bat against Rays starter Matt Andriese and goes 2 for 4 on the day.
— Sept. 14, 2016: Ruled out for the remainder of the 2016 season due to an oblique injury.
— April 2, 2017: Starts in right field on opening day against the Rays after winning the job in spring training. Bats eighth and goes 1 for 4 with a double.
— May 22, 2017: Yankees debut “Judge’s Chambers” in right-field stands at Yankee Stadium against the Kansas City Royals.
— July 11, 2017: Named an All-Star starter after hitting .329 with 30 homers and 75 RBIs during breakout rookie season. Bats third for the American League.
— Sept. 25, 2017: Breaks all-time rookie home run record with No. 50 off of Trevor Cahill in multi-homer game vs. Royals. Ends the season with 52.
— Oct. 3, 2017: Hits first career postseason home run off of Jose Berrios in AL wild-card game against Twins. Judge and his fellow Baby Bombers go on to reach ALCS, losing to Astros in seven games.
— Nov. 16, 2017: Finishes second in AL MVP voting behind Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve.
— July 17, 2018: Starts second straight All-Star Game. Hits a home run off of Max Scherzer in Nationals Park.
— Aug. 28, 2019: Hits 100th career home run against Mariners off of Yusei Kikuchi. Third-fastest player in MLB history to reach 100 home runs.
— Sept. 29, 2019: Hits 27th and final home run of the season off of Lance Lynn. Plays just 102 games due to another oblique injury (suffered vs. Royals in April).
— 2020 Season: Hits just nine home runs in COVID-19 shortened 60-game season. Plays in 28 regular-season games due to a calf injury.
— July 13, 2021: Named to third career MLB All-Star Game, first since 2018. Starts in right field and bats fourth.
— Sept. 30, 2021: Hits two homers off of Blue Jays’ Robbie Ray to reach 39 homers for the season. Slashes .287/.373/.544.
— April 7, 2022: Judge turns down seven-year, $213.5 million contract extension from Yankees. Set to become a free agent after 2022 season.
— June 24, 2022: Judge and the Yankees finally settle on ‘22 contract to avoid arbitration hearing. Judge gets $19 million.
— July 19, 2022: Named All-Star starter for the fourth time in his career after slashing .284/.364/.618 and hitting 33 home runs.
— July 30, 2022: Hits 200th career home run in 671st career game. Second-fastest player in MLB history to reach 200 home runs.
— Sept. 7, 2022: Hits 55th home run of the season, breaking Yankees’ all-time home run record for a right-handed hitter.
— Sept. 21, 2022: Hits 60th home run of the year, tying Babe Ruth for second on the Yankees’ single-season all-time home run list.
— Sept. 28, 2022: Hits 61st home run of the season, tying Roger Maris for first on the Yankees’ single-season all-time home run list.
— Oct. 4, 2022: Hits 62nd home run of the season to set the new Yankees and American League single-season record.