An Atlanta Braves legend is still with us – don’t take this for granted

In a sport where we throw around words like ‘legendary’ or ‘immortalized’, there have been so many greats in our game that we’ve lost all too soon. But we still have one in Henry Aaron. Yesterday marked the 84th birthday of an Atlanta Braves treasure. His is part of a ‘season’ of birthdates...
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February 06, 2018

Atlanta Braves: A look back at Milwaukee’s 1957 World Series win

Less than a decade before moving south to Atlanta, the Braves beat the Yankees, earning the franchise a second world title. The face of the Atlanta Braves organization since coming to Georgia for the 1966 season has always been the true home run king Henry Aaron. With all of his insane...
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October 26, 2017

#VinTop20: No. 3, Henry Aaron’s 715th

Between now and Vin Scully Appreciation Day on September 23, the Dodgers are revealing the results of the fan vote ranking Scully’s top 20 Dodger calls of all time, one at each home game. Here’s No. 3: Henry Aaron’s 715th home run. — Jon Weisman Previously: No. 4, Returning after 9/11 No. 5, ‘If you have a sombrero …’ […]
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September 23, 2016

Henry Aaron’s Final Home Run

As America recovered from its Bicentennial hangover caused by an epic celebration on July 4, 1976, Henry Aaron clubbed a home run in the Brewers-Angels game on July 20th. It was not, in any way, a cause for ceremony. It was, however, highly significant. Aaron’s solo smash off the Angels’ Dick Drago was his last home run, though nobody knew it at the time. Aaron followed George Scott...
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July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Braves honor Hammerin' Hank on 40th anniversary of passing The Babe

Henry Aaron takes center stage in Atlanta to commemorate HR No. 715.
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Could A Moment In Modern Sports Ever Match Henry Aaron’s 715th HR?

It was a 1-0 count and the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers had a 3-1 lead over the Atlanta Braves with a runner on first. It was a long day for the Braves right fielder walking to home plate. Heck, it had been a long few seasons for the batter as his steady progression towards a […] The post Could A Moment In Modern Sports Ever Match Henry Aaron’s 715th HR? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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