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It was a week to forget in sports

...That removes 220 homers from his totals, and he no longer would be trailing only Bonds (that's a separate issue), Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth. It would also end A-Rod's quest for another baseball milestone: 3,000 hits. THOMAS' TANGOThe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-08/it-was-week-forget-sports
Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays on home run list with 661st homer

...for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.The accomplishments were contemplated to be homers 660, 714, 755 (Hank Aaron), 762 (Barry Bonds) and 763 as he moved up baseball's list.No payment likely would trigger a grievance on Rodriguez's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-07/alex-rodriguez-passes-wi
Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

...homers and 129 RBIs. Though the Cubs went 72-82 and finished sixth in the National League, Banks edged Willie Mays and Hank Aaron for his first MVP award. He was the first player from a losing team to win the NL MVP.Banks won the MVP again in 1959...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
Pitcher Jake Peavy finalizes deal with San Francisco Giants

...Judge Emil Fuchs, the former owner of the Boston Braves. Past winners of the silver platter awarded since 1959 include Hank Aaron, Marvin Miller and Ernie Harwell, a native of Washington, Ga.In a 17-year career with the Dodgers, Montreal Expos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-23/pitcher-jake-peavy-final
A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees for tying Willie Mays at 660 home runs

...marketing agreement, those accomplishments were contemplated to be tying the home run totals of Mays, Babe Ruth (714), Hank Aaron (755) and Barry Bonds (762), and breaking Bonds' major league record.Rodriguez returns to the team in February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-27/rod-might-not-get-6-mill
Elder broke Augusta National color barrier 40 years ago

...something I was happy to be a part of," Elder said. APRIL 1974 WAS a historic month for black athletes.On April 8, Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record when he blasted Al Downing's pitch over the left-centerfield wall...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/elder-broke-augusta-national-color-barr
You can call 'em Royals, or Cows

...suggested the name was a way to honor the Kansas City Monarchs, the old Negro League team that once featured a young Hank Aaron.But all these are wrong.The Wall Street Journal reported last week a little-known fact ? that the Kansas City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-20/you-can-call-em-royals-or-cow
UGA great Dan Magill dies at 93

...hosting the NCAA championships, with some help from his famous friends.Country hitmaker Kenny Rogers and home run king Hank Aaron showed up to play celebrity doubles. Magill had photos of actress Kim Basinger near his desk from the dedication of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-24/uga-great-dan-magill-dies
Across the region

...Aaron home burglaryATLANTA - A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for helping burglarize baseball legend Hank Aaron's Atlanta home, stealing jewelry the former Brave planned to donate to the Hall of Fame and two cars.Isiah Slato...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-04/across-region
Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...there was 1999, in Boston."They had all the great players come on the field. I got a tap on my shoulder, and it was Hank Aaron, and he said he was looking for me because he wanted to meet me. He wanted to meet me. That's something that stands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/jeter-says-final-all-sta