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Aaron Judge Debuts New Air Jordan Cleats in Spring Training

Aaron Judge has started Spring Training in New York Yankees-inspired Air Jordan cleats.
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With the start of MLB Spring Training upon us, all eyes are on the feet of New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge - and it is not because of his sprained toe, which he overcame last season. 

Instead, Judge is quickly becoming the face of Jordan Brand in MLB. After months of anticipation, the American League home run king officially signed a sneaker deal with Jordan Brand in August 2023.

Judge is starting this campaign with a clean slate by wearing a new pair of white and navy Air Jordan 1 Low cleats inspired by the Yankees' iconic uniforms. Below is a detailed look at Judge's Air Jordans and details on how to buy the same pair online.

Air Jordan 1 Low Cleats

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge's white and navy Air Jordan cleats.

Aaron Judge's white and navy Air Jordan cleats.

Judge has exclusively worn a white and navy colorway of the Air Jordan 1 Low in practice and games in the Grapefruit League. It is a stark contrast to the often-loud player-exclusive cleats he wore last year that celebrated the sport with vibrant colors.

This is one of the rare exceptions when fans can find an exact replica of Judge's general release cleats. Nike has the Air Jordan 1 baseball cleats and the original Air Jordan 1 sneakers on its website at retail price. 

While it has been almost 40 years since Michael Jordan's legendary sneaker line took flight, many sneakerheads point to the first installment as their favorite model. While the Air Jordan 1 is no longer suitable for the basketball court, it has taken on new life on the diamond and gridiron with the help of professional athletes.

The first MLB player to help Jordan Brand transition to the diamond was none other than Yankees captain Derek Jeter. After starting his career in FILA, Jeter signed with Jordan Brand during the Yankees heyday of the late 1990s and later became a signature athlete for Jumpman.

Fans can expect Jordan Brand to design more wild player-exclusive colorways for Judge and the rest of its MLB roster this season, which is always fun and exciting. But it is refreshing to see a general release colorway make its way onto MLB fields. Stay locked into for all your footwear news from baseball and the rest of the sports world.