Hall of Fame broadcaster Milo Hamilton dies

HOUSTON - Milo Hamilton, a Hall of Fame broadcaster whose radio calls over six decades included 11 no-hitters and Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run in 1974, died on Thursday. He was 88.The Houston Astros announced the death of their...

'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

...season and brought names such as Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Phil Niekro and...run of success in the decade.2. Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run...vs. Expos, July 6, 1986.17. Hank Aaron hits a home run to tie Babe Ruth's...

Federal authorities end prosecution of home run king Barry Bonds

...before his conviction was overturned.Bonds ended his career after the 2007 season with 762 career home runs, surpassing Hank Aaron's long-standing record of 755.Though Bonds is no longer a felon, many fans - and even some baseball peers - have...

Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

...after the 2011 trial and conviction. Bonds served the home confinement before his conviction was overturned.Bonds ended his career after the 2007 season with 762 career home runs, surpassing Hank Aaron's long-standing record of 755.

Sandy Koufax, Johnny Bench take part in ceremonial first pitch

...authentication station in an area next to the National League dugout.Koufax and Bench were on the field along with Hank Aaron and Willie Mays as the winners of MLB's Greatest Living Player vote. SHOWING SOME FLAIR: As the players lined up for...

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez gets 3,000th hit of his career

...A-Rod hit his 667th career home run after beginning the day with a .299 lifetime average in 21 seasons. He joined Hank Aaron and Willie Mays as the only players with 600 homers and 3,000 hits.Earlier this year, he passed Mays for fourth place...

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...

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...

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...

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...