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AL MVP runner-up Aaron Judge congratulated Jose Altuve on his victory with a perfect tweet

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 02: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees talks with Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros after hitting a double in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on July 2, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

On Thursday, José Altuve's storybook 2017 season got even sweeter when he was named the American League MVP. When the news was announced, he was overcome with emotion:

The runner-up to Altuve's top spot in the Baseball Writers' Association of America voting results was Aaron Judge, and the Yankees' Rookie of the Year was quick to hit social media to extend his congratulations to Altuve -- who he faced in a hard-fought, seven-game ALCS last month:

And that was just the beginning of praise Judge heaped on the new AL MVP:

Pure class.
Wonder what these two will have in store for an encore MVP battle next season ... 

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