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Cleveland Indians to Unveil Frank Robinson Statue Saturday

CLEVELAND (92.3 the Fan) – The only man to win the MVP in both leagues will soon have his likeness in bronze at Progressive Field. 232 more words


Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation awards 3 scholarships to Talladega College

TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation awarded three scholarships to Talladega College.

Each scholarship is $104 thousand dollars and will allow the selected students to receive annual scholarships through graduation. 28 more words


The connecting power of play

“God enters through the wound.”

Years ago I read this quote attributed to Carl Jung, the founder of analytical psychology. The words have remained sacred to me, and I have applied their balm to even the most superficial of wounds. 973 more words

Hank, Rico and Orlando (April 2, 1972) plus a side note on the designated hitter

On April 2, 1972 Hank Aaron, Rico Carty, and Orlando Cepeda all start in an exhibition game. It is the first time the trio of sluggers, sidelined with a variety of injuries over the past two seasons, have appeared together in the Braves lineup since 1970. 250 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Hammerin' Hank is born to break the Bambino's record (February 5, 1934)

On February 5, 1934, a day before Babe Ruth’s 39th birthday, future all-time home run leader Hammerin’ Hank Aaron is born in Mobile, Alabama.

The slugger, who will finish his career hitting 755 home runs playing for the Braves and Brewers, will surpass the ‘Bambino’s’ all-time record of 714 home runs in 1974, after receiving much hate mail from people who did not want to see a black man break baseball’s hallowed mark. 17 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Mets vs Braves - July 2009

While downloading some forgotten images that were stored on my busted hp laptop, we came across these pics from a trip to see the Atlanta Braves take on our New York Mets at Turner Field in Atlanta. 294 more words