Aaron Boone has long been etched as a hero in New York Yankees lore, having hit the game-winning walk-off home run against the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS. But he may be adding a new chapter to his history. According to reports, the Yankees are set to hire Boone as their next manager; he will replace Joe Girardi, who managed the club for the past ten seasons. Looking to learn a bit more about Aaron Boone's life outside of baseball? Here are a few fast facts you should know about the former infielder.
Boone married Laura Lee Cover, a former Playboy bunny, on November 9th, 2002. You can see some of their photos together if you check out his Instagram account. Some of Cover's sexiest modeling photos can be found here.
On Monday night, the winners of BBWAA's 2017 Rookie of the Year Awards were announced. Outfielder Aaron Judge and first baseman Cody Bellinger took home the awards in the AL and NL, respectively. Spectacularly, both rookies won their hardware unanimously.
Judge's 2017 season was something unlike baseball has ever seen before. The Yankees' rookie came out swinging; he smashed 10 homers during the month of April and seemed unstoppable through the season's first half. New York fans quickly warmed to the prolific power hitter, adopting an "All Rise" mantra for him. Judge earned the most All-Star votes in the AL. He then put an exclamation point on his first half performance by winning the Home Run Derby.