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Aaron Judge wished a fan happy birthday while running a drill during Yankees Spring Training

Spring Training offers fans a rare opportunity to see their big league heroes up close and personal. Just hang around the foul line for long enough and a star is bound to come walking by, ready and willing to give out an autograph. 

For one young Yankees fan, however, a signature wasn't enough. While celebrating his birthday at New York's Spring Training facility in Tampa on Wednesday, he hoped to get the best gift of all: a birthday shoutout from Aaron Judge. To his amazement, Judge responded -- in the middle of a drill: