Judge and Jury

Baseball in the time of COVID …(Writing time: 30 minutes) OK, there are a couple of things I want to say about this video, only one of them having to do with the particular brilliance of Aaron Judge. Let’s start with the Judge stuff: The guy is an absurdity. He’s simply the biggest man to ever play professional baseball — I’m talking a combination of height (6-foot-7) and weight (listed at 282 pounds) and muscle mass — and yet he has that explosive athleticism that can fool you into thinking he’s much smaller than he really is. When you watched Adam Dunn or Ryan Howard or Frank Howard or David Ortiz play, you never forgot just how large they were.

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