Hammerin’ Hank visits Braves camp
The biggest Brave stopped by spring training Monday, and Hank ... going.” Aaron, 76, fielded questions on a wide range of topics including top prospect Jason Heyward, who could open the season for the Braves in right field, Aaron’s old position.
Hank Aaron: Hammerin' back at racism
Hank Aaron saw his name bypass Babe ... He led the National League in homers and RBI four times each and played in 24 All-Star Games. A lifetime .305 hitter, Aaron did most his damage for the Braves, first in Milwaukee (1954-65), then in Atlanta (1966-74 ...
What you might not know about Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron reached the spring training ... the fourth month of a year that ended in four against a pitcher (Al Downing) wearing the same No. 44 for the Los Angeles Dodgers that Aaron wore for the Braves. By 1974, he had led his league in home runs, RBI ...
Atlanta Braves Mark Hank Aaron Record-Breaking Home Run On 40th Anniversary
The Atlanta Braves, with help from MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, took time before playing their home opener to mark the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron’s 715th ... ballpark where Atlanta has played home games since 1997. But Aaron hit his record-breaking ...
Remembering the Day Hank Aaron Broke Babe Ruth's Home Run Record
In reality, those fans were there for the sake of a man and a number: Hank Aaron and 715. Aaron arrived at the park with 714 career home runs to his name, tying him with Babe Ruth ... who did his best to hide especially hateful letters. The Braves did ...