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Henry Aaron celebrates 80 in style, with an honor most never dream of - a portrait in the Smithsonian

Henry Aaron is celebrating turning 80 in style, with an honor most would never dream of - having his own portrait hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
Other Augustans won award

...Jackie Robinson, Langston Hughes, Marian Anderson, Thurgood Marshall, Duke Ellington, Rosa Parks, Paul Robeson, Henry Aaron and Oprah Winfrey.What many readers may not know is that there have been two other Augusta-born-and-bred Spingarn...
Braves in the hall of fame

There are 42 players in baseball's Hall of Fame who wore a Braves' uniform in their career: Henry Aaron; Earl Averill; Dave Bancroft; Dan Brouthers; Orlando Cepeda; John Clarkson. Jimmy Collins; Hugh Duffy; Johnny Evers; Burleigh...
Broxton dodges history

...opportunity to face Barry Bonds in the eighth inning Wednesday night, with Bonds sitting on 754 home runs and trying to tie Henry Aaron's all-time record. He intentionally walked Bonds after falling behind 2-and-0 in the count. He allowed a run...
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Hardest part still to come as Bonds creeps up HR list

...doesn't work that way, so Barry Lamar Bonds had to catch and pass Willie Mays before he could get to Babe Ruth and Henry Aaron. So he did, the teensiest bit grudgingly, cracking a pitch from the suitably anonymous Ben Ford into the Cove in...
Rays discuss the possibility of Bonds coming to Tampa

...Andrew Friedman , Rays vice president of baseball operations, called the report a "non-story." Bonds, who broke Henry Aaron's career home run record last summer, has pleaded not guilty to perjury and obstruction of justice charges stemming...
Baseball briefs

...Milwaukee Braves, who moved from Boston, open in Cincinnati, where Max Surkont shuts down the Reds 2-0. 1954 - Henry Aaron makes his major league debut in left field for the Milwaukee Braves, going 0-for-5 in a 9-8 loss to the Cincinnati...
Memories strong for Aaron

...crowd rose in unison. "Atlanta Braves" and the swelling ovation could be heard several blocks away. "Right fielder Henry Aaron" and the noise climbed several more decibels as the National League's top vote-getter started across the grass...
Charlotte man buys letter written by teenage Aaron parents Mr. & Mrs. Aaron, that I may join the Indianapolis Clowns next season." It ends: "Sincerely yours, Henry Aaron." The letter is part of a sports memorabilia collection owned by the 62-year-old Gitomer that consists mostly...
Bonds, Selig damaging baseball

...He needs only seven more this year to surpass Babe Ruth's career mark of 714 round-trippers, and 48 to break Henry Aaron's all-time Major League record of 755 homers. The simplest and certainly the most justified reaction to Bonds...