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Schmuck: All-Star Home Run Derby adds to Aaron Judge's growing legend

Schmuck: All-Star Home Run Derby adds to Aaron Judge's growing legend

Conspiracy theories have circulated for years about the supposedly "juiced" baseballs that travel so far in the All-Star Home Run Derby, but even in a regular season during which the balls have come into question those suspicions were rendered moot in the very first round Monday night.

New York Yankees rookie Aaron Judge and and Miami Marlins slugger Justin Bour engaged in a homerfest that clearly had everyone in Marlins Park either on the edge of their seats or hiding under them.

Judge, a true New York giant at 6 feet 7 and 285 pounds, won the round, 24-22, with a performance that included a 501-foot shot. Bour, the local fan favorite who did not make the National...

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