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  Hank Aaron Timeline
Aaron is born on a Monday in Mobile, Alabama.
Aaron is traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers for Minor League prospect Roger Alexander and Dave May.
Aaron is honored for his achievements as a player and a person during a celebration for his 65th birthday.
www.755homeruns.com /timeline.shtml   (516 words)

 Hank Aaron Biography
Aaron began his major league career in 1954 (he was the last Negro League player to play in the major leagues) when a spring training injury to Bobby Thomson opened up a spot on the Braves roster.
Hank put up his usual consistent great numbers for the season and, despite his team being swept by the eventual World Champion Mets, he homered in all three games of the first National League Championship Series, and batted.357 with seven RBI against the young, hard throwing New York pitching staff.
Hank persevered and, after slamming 40 HR at the age of 39 in 1973, he stood on the threshold of breaking a record few thought would ever be broken.
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 Hank Aaron Award
The Hank Aaron Award was introduced in 1999 to honor the 25th Anniversary of Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.
It was the first major award to be introduced in more than thirty years and it recognizes the best overall hitter in each league.
In 2003 the same points were distributed; however, fans now accounted for 30% of the votes which were taken via MLB.com's website.
www.755homeruns.com /hankaaronaward.shtml   (188 words)

 Hank Aaron versus Cap Anson
The National Baseball Hall of Fame describes Cap Anson as, "A major figure in 19th century baseball" who batted over.300 twenty years and had "an illustrious career".
How does Hank Aaron compare to Cap Anson?
Most fans do forget, but during the 1957 World Series Aaron went deep versus Bob Turley in the top of the seventh inning.
www.755homeruns.com /aaronvs_anson.shtml   (67 words)

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