Even in a season when New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge had to overcome injuries and a slump, he retained his crown as the MLB’s most popular player in jersey sales for the third consecutive year.
MLB announced on Friday that Judge once again finished in the top spot, right ahead of Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper and Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger.
Injuries limited Judge to 100 games in the regular season and he returned to fall into a lengthy slump. The All-Star’s power bat then came alive as he now sits at 26 home runs, 54 RBI and a .912 OPS in 372 at-bats.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, expected to win the AL’s MVP award, finished ninth in jersey sales.