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Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark with 755 homers and a legacy as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died...
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Baseball's one-time HR king Hank Aaron dies at 86

Baseball's one-time HR king Hank Aaron dies at 86

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died. The Atlanta Braves said he died peacefully in his sleep early Friday.
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Reaction to the death of Hank Aaron

Reaction to the death of Hank Aaron

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

Reaction to the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. He died Friday at the age of 86:
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US baseball legend and civil rights icon Hank Aaron dies

US baseball legend and civil rights icon Hank Aaron dies

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Aaron, one of the few Black baseball players at the time, beat Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974.
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Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
The Atlanta Braves, Aaron's longtime team, said he died peacefully in his sleep. No cause was given.
Aaron made his last public appearance just 2 1/2 weeks ago, when he received the COVID-19 vaccine. He said he wanted to help spread the to Black Americans that the vaccine was safe.
“Hammerin' Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent...
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The life and career of Hank Aaron, MLB's true Home Run King

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Hank Aaron, the man who broke Babe Ruth's all-time major league home run record and was one of the greatest baseball players ever, has died. He was 86. Aaron, who spent 23 years in the big leagues broke the Yankee legend's home run mark when he hit No. 715 in 1974. He finished with 755 career home runs. The 25-time All-Star and two-time batting champ was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1982.
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The Atlanta Braves say baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died at 86

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died at 86.
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Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday. He was 86
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Hank Aaron, baseball's long-time home run king, dies at age 86

1 month ago   |   By Newsday

"Hammerin' Hank" retired with 755 career home runs, a record that stood for more than 30 years.
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Hank Aaron, Baseball's Legendary Slugger, Dies At 86

Hank Aaron, Baseball's Legendary Slugger, Dies At 86

1 month ago   |   By NPR

"Hammerin' Hank" was 86. He shattered Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974. (Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Hank Aaron, Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

He held the most celebrated record in sports for more than 30 years.
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