There aren’t many people who can make New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge look like a normal-sized human being. He’s 6-foot-7-inches of home-run power packed into a human body.
Likewise, WWE superstars Braun Strowman (he’s 6-foot-8) and Big Cass (all 7 feet of him) aren’t used to running into people their size. So it was a meeting of the Very Tall Very Strong Dude Club on Tuesday when the WWE came to Yankee Stadium to give Judge a title belt to commemorate his Home Run Derby win. And, hey, look at that, Strowman and Big Cass actually dwarfed Judge.
But poor Alexa Bliss, the current WWE women’s champion. She stands just five feet tall — thus her “Five Feet of Fury” slogan. She should have jumped on the shoulders of Yankees infielder Ronald Torreyes (he’s 5-foot-7) for all of our entertainment.
Here are some more pics from the scene:
Champions deserve championship belts. WWE stars stopped by to award Aaron his belt for the HR Derby. pic.twitter.com/45CKoLvLAl
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 15, 2017
Maybe some pro-wrestling mojo can help Judge suplex the slump he’s been in? The once-MVP candidate is hitting .171 so far in August with just two homers, though he did hit one Monday night. So far this month, he has 22 strikeouts against seven hits, which is not great. He still leads the AL in homers with 36, but he’s dipped to No. 5 in AL RBI count and that .330 batting average has come way back down to earth. It’s .289 now.
In Tuesday’s game against the New York Mets, Judge struck out in his 32nd straight game, which ties an MLB record held by Adam Dunn. Here’s hoping a WWE title belt helps.
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