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"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. 58 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

THE baseball card I would love to own -- Hank Aaron's 1954 Rookie Card

Hank Aaron is my baseball hero. He came to the Milwaukee Braves (now the Atlanta Braves) the year I was born

Whenever I dream of the one single card I would like to add to my collection more than any other, I picture the 1954 Aaron. 74 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

“You can only milk a cow for so long, then you’re left holding the pail.”

What kind of plans have you made for the future? 318 more words

Five Statistical Facts about Juan Gonzalez

Nicknamed “Juan Gone” because it’s an abridged version of his actual name and just happens to let us know what a great home run hitter he was, … 391 more words


Joe Adcock gets beaned (1954)

You have to love Joe Adcock. On August 1, 1954,  Dodgers Clem Labine beans Joe Adcock in the 4th. His helmet apparently saves him from a serious injury‚ but he is taken out of the game as a precautionary measure. 89 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Es hora de “besuboru” en tierras niponas

LOS ANGELES – Desde que el dominicano Tony Peña brilló en el otoño de 1986 como Jugador Más Valioso de la inaugural Serie de Estrellas en Japón, destacados jugadores de Grandes Ligas han brindado un béisbol de muchas emociones a tierras niponas en competiciones contra selecciones japonesas. 561 more words

Trout, Stanton win 2014 Hank Aaron Award

Since I have been on an awards kick this week (I know I still owe you the rest of the Sporting New’s awards!! I’ll get there! 503 more words