New Yorkers know Aaron Judge can hit home runs. Apparently a few of them think he can fix the subway system, too.
The New York Yankees slugger was among several sports figures to receive write-in votes in New York City's 2017 Mayoral Election, according to data provided by the Board of Elections. Judge, the American League Rookie of the Year, received 10 write-in votes in the mayoral race. He was topped only by New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis. The young Knicks star received 11 votes (we're willing to let the botched spellings of his name slide).
Porzingis laughed when told of his write-in votes earlier this month. "That's pretty funny. I think I'm definitely ready for the job," Porzingis told ESPN.
Future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter (2) and Joe Torre received write-in votes, as did Colin Kaepernick and LaVar Ball, who would probably feel right at home in City Hall.
Of course, if any of these gentleman would actually consider serving in office, they'll have to wait at least another four years. Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected for a second term, receiving approximately 66 percent of the vote.