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Hank Aaron: I'll just try...

I’ll just try to get one home run at a time.

Hank Aaron

Quotation

Best Christmas Gift I Ever Got: Autograph Book Loaded With Hall Of Famers

“Holy shit, look what I found.”

That’s probably what was going through my head, I just can’t remember exactly because the years are starting to pass by and I was pretty young when I was going through a box at my great-grandmother’s place and happened upon a book that said “Autographs” on the cover. 499 more words

Baseball

The Best Baseball Player Born in Alabama: Hank Aaron

The state of Alabama has surprisingly produced more quality baseball players than most of us would think. There are plenty of guys born here who in any other state could have be ranked the best. 136 more words

Facts And History

Hit Rates of the Top 10 All-Time Home Run Leaders & Introducing RP3

*This article was originally published on High Heat Stats.

There’s the Sultan of Swat, Hammerin’ Hank, and one of the Bash Brothers. All three certainly didn’t get their nicknames from being slap hitters, knocking singles through the infield. 1,102 more words

Sports

Hank Aaron's Hall of Fame induction speech

In 1982, one of baseball’s greatest sluggers, Hank Aaron, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  I really love the dignity of person and reverence to baseball and his predecessors in this speech.  28 more words

Baseball

Batters with Good Numbers against Sandy Koufax

The Left Arm of God, Sandy Koufax, was one of baseball’s greatest pitchers. A career cut short by injury, Koufax still played in an era full of legendary players. 321 more words

Statistics

"There’s a new home run champion of all time, and it’s Henry Aaron!” ~Milo Hamilton (April 8, 1974)

I loved listening to Milo Hamilton broadcast the Atlanta Braves games. I never enjoyed hearing him so much as this amazing day. I can still hear him announce Hank Aaron’s 715th home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s record. 57 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)