Aaron Judge was in town. Three weeks into free agency

a few days before Thanksgiving, presumably on a stopover on the slugger’s way home to small Linden,

about two hours east, for the holiday, it was the Giants’ turn to make their pitch to the player at the top of their wish list,

the reigning American League MVP, who hit an AL record 62 home runs last season.

It’s thought to be a two-way race.

Judge can re-sign with the Yankees, who drafted him out of Fresno State

and possibly one day have his No. 99 enshrined in Monument Park.

Giants brass likely attempted to convey in a marathon session Tuesday