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
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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
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
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