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Aaron Judge's first at-bat was a mammoth back-to-back 446-foot dinger to straightaway center

There was a lot of pressure on Aaron Judge as he stepped to the plate to make his Major League debut with the Yankees on Saturday afternoon. It was just a day after A-Rod played his last game with the club. Judge's fellow call-up, Tyler Austin, had homered in the at-bat immediately before him. Basically, anything but a mammoth home run would've been kind of a letdown.

Fortunately, Judge provided, going back-to-back with Austin (making history in the process) with a Statcast™-measured 446-foot dinger to straightaway center field:

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And not just to straightaway center. Judge's home run was only the third to hit off of or above the center field glass at Yankee Stadium, bouncing just above and giving the patrons of the Mohegan Sun Sports Bar quite a view of their new slugger's power.

So yeah, it went pretty far. If you're going to face that kind of pressure in your debut, you might as well melt said pressure's face off with a scorching dinger like Judge's. And provide the audience with some light comedy, as well: