The highlight of the 1973 Atlanta Braves season was Hank Aaron finishing the season just one home run short of Babe Ruth as baseball’s all-time home run king. 293 more words
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I am so glad Barry Bonds never was traded to the Atlanta Braves. Apparently it came very close to happening.
Yes, I am still angry that Barry Bonds broke Hank Aaron’s home run record. 179 more words
Today in 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hits his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s legendary record of 714 homers. A crowd of 53,775 people, the largest in the history of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, was with Aaron that night to cheer when he hit a 4th inning pitch off the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Al Downing. 216 more words