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Past Time: Hank Aaron, Vin Scully, and Triple Crown Cobb

Hank’s last hurrah: On July 20, 1976 — 41 years ago today — the great Hank Aaron hit the final home run of his career, number 755. 353 more words

Baseball History

Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth in Cincinnati, forced to do so by Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (April 4, 1974)

On April 4, 1974, in front a crowd of 52,000 at Riverfront Stadium on Opening Day in Cincinnati, Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record of 714 by hitting a first-inning two-run homer off Jack Billingham. 78 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

1967 Topps Celebrates Carl Yastrzemski, Rod Carew and Tom Seaver

The 1967 Topps set is celebrated for its simple, yet eye-pleasing design, a Hall of Fame checklist, rookie cards of two baseball greats and card No. 637 more words

Baseball Cards

Boo Hoo! Hoops Star Must Accept Pay Cut!

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors earned $26.5 million this year. After negotiations, he generously agreed to take a measly $25 million for the next season. 265 more words

Mount Rushmore: Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Red Stockings/Bees/Beaneaters/Doves/Rustlers/Braves

In the late 20th Century, TBS liked to call the Braves “America’s Team.” Well, they are America’s oldest team with continuous operation since the inaugural 1871 National Association season. 876 more words

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