Hank Aaron to savor 40th anniversary of historic home run

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record April 8, 1974.The 40-year anniversary of his...

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has hip surgery after falling on ice

ATLANTA - Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is recovering from a partial left hip replacement.The Atlanta Braves said Saturday the 80-year-old Aaron fell on ice Friday...

Police make arrest in Hank Aaron home burglary

ATLANTA - Atlanta police say they've made an arrest in a burglary at baseball great Hank Aaron's home.Police Sgt. Greg Lyon said one suspect was in custody Monday night."We do anticipate additional arrests and will...

Atlanta Braves honor Hank Aaron with pregame ceremony to open home schedule

...opened the 2014 home schedule by looking back at a moment in team history that changed sports forever.The Braves honored Hank Aaron with a pregame ceremony Tuesday night celebrating the 40th anniversary of his record-breaking 715th home run."I...

Braves to honor 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's 715th home run with ceremony, commemorative patch

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are planning to honor the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record 715th home run in a pregame ceremony before their home opener against the New York Mets on April 8.The team also announced...

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...

Hank Aaron speaks at local youth function

Dan Barnard watched Hank Aaron make baseball history in 1974 when...great for the both of us. I watched Hank Aaron hit (the record-breaking) home...younger Barnard's attention. "Hank Aaron is popular, and he hit a lot of...

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Hank Aaron to be keynote speaker at 14th Boys & Girls Club dinner

Since retiring as Major League Baseball's all-time home run king, Hank Aaron hasn't slowed down. He owns a car dealership in Atlanta, he serves on the Atlanta Braves Board of Directors and is a board...

Hank Aaron visits Negro Leagues Museum

...little girl asked from the outskirts of the crowd. "Because that was the only thing I knew to order off the menu," Hank Aaron said with a smile. Trailed by a swarm of fans and reporters, the home run king toured the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum...

Barry Bonds hits 755th home run, ties Hank Aaron's record

SAN DIEGO - With a short swing and a strong shot for all the doubters, Barry Bonds caught Hank Aaron and tied the career home run record Saturday night. It was a long time coming. No. 755 was an opposite-field drive of 382...