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The year of the Hammer (1974)

The off season was all about Hank Aaron. No one could talk about anything else.

He would break the record in 1974. No doubt about it. 112 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Fantasy friday 5/20/2016 Milwaukee Braves

today we  go  from 2002 qualcom stadium to the site of  another  park now shuttered to baseball  to celebrate  the team that for 12 years  1953-1965 The  Milwaukee Braves… 334 more words

The Streak - 75 Years Later

By Paul DiSclafani:

Baseball has always been a game of numbers and some of them are indelible in the minds of baseball fans. Numbers like 714, 61 and 56 don’t need definition.  1,167 more words


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


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

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