Young Aaron in the Negro Baseball League
Young Aaron in the Negro Baseball League
 
 
Aaron with the Milwaukee Braves
Aaron with the Milwaukee Braves
 
 
Aaron with the Atlanta Braves
Aaron with the Atlanta Braves
 
 
Aaron with President Jimmy Carter
Aaron with President Jimmy Carter
 
 
Aaron giving speeches
Aaron giving speeches
 
Aaron, Hank
Topic(s):   Black History (U.S.), Famous People (U.S.), Georgia (U.S.) Facts
Quick Facts
Full Name Henry Louis Aaron
Born February 5, 1934 (Mobile, Alabama)
Died still living
Nationality American
Occupation(s) professional baseball player
Major Achievement(s) passed Babe Ruth's home run record; Baseball Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama. Hank went to a high school that did not have a baseball team. He played softball instead.

Hank Aaron began playing baseball for the Negro League when he was 18 years old. He played for the Boston Braves. Aaron played for the Braves for 21 years. First he played for the Milwaukee Braves. Then he played for the Atlanta Braves.

Hank Aaron is one of America’s best baseball players. In 1974, Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record. Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run! Hank Aaron held this record for 33 years. Hank Aaron was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.

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