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What was the best time to be a fan of the Atlanta Braves?

Great article about when was the best time to be an Atlanta/Milwaukee/Boston Braves fan by Matthew Kory. He uses a mathematical and statistical model to come up with the answer for each MLB team. 155 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Hank Aaron Swings for Democrat Michelle Nunn in Fundraising Plea

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has stepped up to the plate for Michelle Nunn, a Democratic candidate running for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat.

Aaron, who broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record in 1974, emailed Nunn’s supporters urging them to contribute more money to the campaign. 203 more words

July 20 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – July 20 *

1934 – Henry Dumas is born in Sweet Home, Arkansas. He will move
to the village of Harlem in New York City at the age of… 867 more words

African American History

July 14 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 14 *

1798 – The first direct federal tax on the states is enacted — on
dwellings, land & slaves. 1,088 more words

African American History

Strangers in Strange Lands, Playing in Foreign Leagues, Part I

Do you know who the Home Run King is?

You might have just muttered to yourself, Babe Ruth or Roger Maris or Barry Bonds or Sadaharu Oh or Hank Aaron, and with your answer we would know a little something about you and how you think. 1,209 more words

Hank Aaron

On this date in 1968 ‘Hammering’ Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run.  The former eighteen year old phenom of the Indianapolis Clowns of the negro leagues went to camp with the then Milwaukee Braves and joined the big league club in 1954.   170 more words

Changes Ten by Ten

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Fifty years ago, my father voted for and bet on Barry Goldwater, not to win the election but to carry South Carolina. He won. 905 more words