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Aaron Judge will sign ball that hit Brooklyn pizza shop owner

The highest Judge in New York has dominated in favor of the high-profile Yankees fan he inadvertently injured.

After some prodding from The Post, Bombers’ house run king Aaron Judge has agreed to satisfy with Brooklyn pizza shop owner Paul Giannone, 68, and sign the baseball that went foul off his bat and pelted the fan within the head, a rep from the crew stated Friday.

“He’d be happy to sign Paulie Gee’s ball,” stated Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo, after being contacted Friday by The Post about Giannone’s request for a signed ball as payback for the blow to his head.

“[Judge] is happy that he’s gonna be OK and he’s hoping he’s willing to bring some pizzas with him next time he comes to Yankee stadium and they can make an exchange.”

He added that the crew has since reached out to Giannone and will give him a particular glove to make amends.

Yankees star Aaron Judge has agreed to sign the foul ball that hit Brooklyn pizza shop owner Paul Giannone on the pinnacle at a recreation.
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According to Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo, Judge would be happy to sign the ball and is glad the fan is doing well after the incident.
According to Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo, Judge could be comfortable to sign the ball and is glad the fan is doing effectively after the incident.
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“We’re having a personalized glove made for him so that when he returns he’ll have something to defend himself with,” Zillo stated.

Giannone  — who went public along with his request for the ball to be signed Thursday — stated he was thrilled to listen to the slugger plans to make amends.

“I’m happy to hear it. That’s great know,” he advised The Post. “I’m not surprised; Judge seems like a great guy.”

He stated he likes the pizza-for-autograph deal, however warned that his pies are “best right out of the oven.”

Giannone even reference Judge’s upcoming contract negotiations, and stated he hoped he might assist.

“I want to know how many pizzas I’d have to bring to make him a Yankee for life,” he stated.

While the hit that focused Giannone’s head could not have been considered one of Judge’s league-leading 43 house runs, for the pizza man it was one of many slugger’s most impactful.

Giannone stated “saw stars” and started gushing blood when the foul ball off the 6-foot-7 Judge’s bat pelted him at Tuesday’s house recreation towards the Seattle Mariners.

The 68-year-old Yankee fan was left with a concussion after getting hit with the foul ball off Judge's bat.
The 68-year-old Yankee fan was left with a concussion after getting hit with the foul ball off Judge’s bat.
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Giannone was struck by the foul ball at the Yankee game on Tuesday night.
Giannone was struck by the foul ball on the Yankee recreation on Tuesday night time.
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He was rushed out of the stadium, briefly hospitalized and left with a concussion and an enormous pink bruise on his head.

“As I got up — bang! — it hit me in the head,” he stated of the ball bashing.

He stated on Thursday that he desires Judge to sign the ball to make issues proper.

The Yankees are also giving Giannone as special glove to bring to future games.
The Yankees are additionally giving Giannone as particular glove to convey to future video games.
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“I think that’s fair,” he advised the Post.

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