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Hank Aaron hits number 500 (July 14, 1968)

Hank Aaron is amazing. In 1968, he is just moving along, hitting home runs and helping the Braves win.

Hank hit home run number 500 off Mike McCormick becoming the eighth major leaguer to reach this milestone on July 14, 1968. 28 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Wilderness Run: The Baseball Metaphor

The much welcomed rainstorm, though ephemeral, lasted long enough take the sting off of the heat of the afternoon. The sun, though actually heading in the opposite direction of the rain clouds, has reemerged with a more early spring like feeling in the air. 541 more words

September 8 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – September 8 *

1866 – Charles Harrison Mason is born on the Prior Farm near
Memphis, Tennessee. He will be inspired by the… 469 more words

African American History

Hank falls down (September 7, 1968)

You have to love this story.

Heading toward home plate with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth on September 7, 1968, Hank Aaron falls down and is tagged out by Houston’s third baseman Doug Rader. 27 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Was Hank Aaron "Great" or Did He Just Play Forever?

Hank Aaron is regarded as one of the greatest baseball players of all-time. He is third on the all-time hits list, second in home runs, and first alphabetically as far as the Hall of Fame is concerned. 839 more words

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August 29 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – August 29 *

1920 – Charlie “Bird” (Charles Christopher) Parker is born in
Kansas City, Kansas. The jazz saxophonist will become one… 1,347 more words

African American History

Joey Votto should change his swing

It’s the two hundred million dollar question on everyone’s mind: Will Joey Votto ever be the same hitter?

I played golf recently with two good friends, both are huge Reds fans, one is a medical doctor. 1,424 more words

Joey Votto