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Henry Hank Aaron

Henry Hank Aaron Biography

Baseball Player


ABOUT
Legendary MLB right fielder known as the Hammer, set a league record with 755 career home runs which stood from 1976 to 2007; was a 25-time All-Star, 4-time National League home run champion, 2-time National League batting champion, and 1-time National League MVP throughout his 23-year career.
BEFORE FAME
After learning to play by hitting bottle caps with sticks he found in the street, he led his high school team to the Mobile Negro High School Championship two consecutive years.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Barbara Lucas on October 6, 1953.
ASSOCIATED WITH
His career home run record broke the long-standing record of former Yankees great Babe Ruth.
TRIVIA
He turned down several college football scholarships so that he could try out for professional baseball.

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