Hank Aaron Biography

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Henry Louis Aaron
(Hank) Aaron



 

Date of Birth: February 5, 1934(the day before Babe Ruth turned 39).

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States

Date. Circumstances of Death: Living

Early Life: The second of nine of Herbert and Estella Aaron 's , he weighed just 2 and 1/4 pounds at birth. Hank was a quiet boy who just had one or two friends in the neighborhood. When Hank was eight he saw his first major league game. After the game he knew he wanted to be a major league baseball player which is a good dream because it makes you work hard to make it come true. Hank would sometimes skip school and go down to the baseball bleachers and liked watch players like Joe Dimagio, and Micky
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However, Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn ordered the team to use Aaron in Cincinnati, and he tied the record in his first trip to the plate. When he retired, he held all-time major-league records for extra base hits, 1,477; total bases, 6,856; and runs batted in, 2,297. Aaron then returned to Atlanta to work in the
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