The 31 players drafted before Aaron Judge in 2013

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Aaron Judge has become the latest Bronx Bomber at the plate. The Yankee slugger picked a great year to bet on himself with his contract expiring. In 2013, he was the 32nd overall pick in the MLB draft. Who went before Judge? Let’s take a look…

31. Jason Hursh, Atlanta Braves

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30. Travis Demeritte, Texas Rangers

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Travis Demeritte (pictured, right)

29. Ryne Stanek, Tampa Bay Rays

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28. Rob Kaminsky, St. Louis Cardinals

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27. Phillip Ervin, Cincinnati Reds


26. Eric Jagielo, New York Yankees

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25. Christian Arroyo, San Francisco Giants

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24. Billy McKinney, Oakland Athletics

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23. Chi Chi Gonzalez, Texas Rangers

(Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports)

22. Hunter Harvey, Baltimore Orioles

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21. Nick Ciuffo, Tampa Bay Rays

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20. Jonathon Crawford, Detroit Tigers

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19. Marco Gonzales, St. Louis Cardinals

(Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)

18. Chris Anderson, Los Angeles Dodgers

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17. Tim Anderson, Chicago White Sox

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16. J.P. Crawford, Philadelphia Phillies

(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

15. Braden Shipley, Arizona Diamondbacks


14. Reese McGuire, Pittsburgh Pirates

(Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports)

13. Hunter Renfroe, San Diego Padres

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12. D.J. Peterson, Seattle Mariners


11. Dominic Smith, New York Mets

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10. Phil Bickford, Toronto Blue Jays

(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

9. Austin Meadows, Pittsburgh Pirates

(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

8. Hunter Dozier, Kansas City Royals

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7. Trey Ball, Boston Red Sox

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6. Colin Moran, Miami Marlins

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5. Clint Frazier, Cleveland Indians

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4. Kohl Stewart, Minnesota Twins

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3. Jon Gray, Colorado Rockies

(Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports)

2. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

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1. Mark Appel, Houston Astros

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32, Aaron Judge, New York Yankees

May 1, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Aaron Judge (99) hits two run single against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

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