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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-07/hank-aaron-savor-40th-an
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-15/hall-famer-hank-aaron-ha
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2013-08-06/police-make-arres
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-08/atlanta-braves-honor-han
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-11/braves-honor-40th-annive
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/20/oth_308696.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/bas_308073.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/11/bas_265377.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/05/bas_138513.shtml
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