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
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Here’s the link to hear Felix’s radio interview 7/6/2014 on The Talk of New York Sports with Bill Donohue (sportsradiony.com).
April 8, 2014 was the 40th anniversary of Aaron’s 715th career home run, the one that eclipsed Ruth’s amazing record of 714. In my family, we had all waited for this night. 515 more words
By: Joel Rosenblatt
Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball’s home run record holder, won a second chance to persuade an appeals court to throw out his criminal conviction for obstructing a federal grand jury probe of athletes’ use of steroids. 262 more words
By Bill Center
Tony Gwynn was a nervous wreck the morning the call came.
In fact, he thought the call might not be coming.
“I’m a singles hitter from San Diego,” Gwynn said at one point. 687 more words