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1973 Hank Aaron finishes one home run short of Babe Ruth

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

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Harper Is Just Getting Started

By: Tim Jordan

On Thursday Bryce Harper hit is 100th career home run and it was his first career grand slam. While rounding the bases it looked like he missed stepping on first base, but he wouldn’t leave this milestone homer to chance. 195 more words

MLB

Barry Bonds, not Greg Maddux, was Atlanta Braves' first choice in 1992

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

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Hammerin' Hank

On this day in 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hits his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s legendary record of 714 homers. Here is my childhood baseball card of Baseball Hall of Fame player and my favorite player of all time. 364 more words

Lead Courageously

Today in 1974: Aaron sets new home run record

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

History

Watching Hank Aaron AND Mickey Mantle

One great part of watching Hank Aaron and Mickey Mantle on the Dick Cavett Show on Decades (channel) yesterday was the great respect they had for each other’s playing prowess. 123 more words

Frank Robinson on Cal Ripken

When you are the Iron Man, the normal rules don’t apply to you. And Frank Robinson ought to know an Iron Man when he sees one.   167 more words

Hank Aaron