6. Aaron Judge
Judge was one of the main drivers not only of Internet traffic but of the New York Yankees’ unexpectedly deep postseason run. The 2017 American League Rookie of the Year hit 52 home runs, breaking Mark McGwire’s 1987 rookie record of 49.
His increasingly elite status in the middle of the batting order drove the Yankees to designate a section of the outfield seats as the Judge’s Chambers.
His unexpected rise to prominence in New York was a big reason why he became so sought-after on Google.Back to top