Hank Aaron


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in Mobile, Alabama, The United States
February 05, 1934

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Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron is a retired American baseball player whose Major League Baseball (MLB) career spanned the years 1954 through 1976. Aaron is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time. In 1999, editors at The Sporting News ranked Hank Aaron fifth on their list of "Greatest Baseball Players."

After playing with the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League and in the minor leagues, Aaron started his major league career in 1954. (He is the last Negro league baseball player to have played in the major leagues.) He played 21 seasons with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves in the National League, and his last two years (1975–76) with the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League. His most notable achievement w
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I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aa...

4.04 avg rating — 670 ratings — published 1991 — 15 editions
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Aaron

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Home Run: The Picture Life ...

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Chipper Jones: A Brave Lege...

4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2000
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Aaron, r.f.

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Hitting The Aaron Way

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How to Hit and Run the Bases

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I Never Had It Made: The Au...

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Heads-Up Baseball: Playing ...

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Bad Henry

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“It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course.”
Hank Aaron

“I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.”
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“I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play .”
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