Social reaction: Fans and players react to Jose Altuve's AL MVP Award

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Astros star Jose Altuve won the American League MVP award on Thursday, beating New York Yankees player Aaron Judge.

After Altuve's win, athletes and fans across the country posted congratulatory messages on social media.

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Jose Altuve merchandise selling fast at Astros team store.

"Just continuing to build that house at Cooperstown brotha. Congrats MVP," Dallas Keuchel wrote on Twitter.

Texans' J.J. Watt also chimed in on Altuve's accomplishment.

"Well deserved!" Watt tweeted.

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