When Aaron Judge first appeared on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” in May 1970, a pair of Clark Kent-inspired glasses was enough to blend into the crowd at Bryant Park in New York City. These days, everyone recognizes the American League’s Most Valuable Player.
Judge back to law Len’s show on Friday, as part of the “Celebrity Photobomb” segment, surprised fans at the MLB flagship. Dressed as an umpire, Judge was in charge of home plate behind Fallon, who was wearing a Yankees pinstripe jersey and a catcher mask.
shoppers were Invited to take pictures in the batter’s box, only to have the judge remove his from 1970s, by the way – Referee mask.
Jimmy and 2022 @MLB AL MVP @TheJudge35 Tonight in New York where 44 disguised as catcher and umpire City fans surprise : 11/: 19 @nbc! #FallonTonight pic.twitter.com/lEDQNPFdG5 — The Tonight Show (@FallonTonight) November , 2022
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Another couple don’t even The judge needed to take off his mask; the sound of him calling “four ball” prompted a young woman to drop her bat and squeal with delight. Two other young ladies were distracted while the catcher and umpire took selfies. Someone give Judge a hug and thank him for everything he’s done for New York City.
For Judge, This is a full cycle moment. In the 2022 “Tonight Show” segment, he pretends to be a reporter, looks into the eyes of forgetful New Yorkers and asks about their Thoughts on the Yankees’ rookie outfielder. Some were unsold at the time, but six years later, the verdict is the surest.