Hank Aaron

By:Stephanie Gamez

Hank Aaron`s full name, birthday, and death day

Hank Aaron full name is really Henry Louis Aaron. Aaron was born at February, 05 1934 in Mobile County, Alabama. Hank Aaron did not die yet, he is still alive around 80 years old. His parents name are Herbert Aaron and Estella Aaron.

Hank Aaron`s life

What is Hank Aaron famous for

Hank Aaron is famous for holding the MLB record for most career home runs of 775 after breaking babe Ruth`s record of 714. He was to hold that record for the next 30 years before Barry Bonds broke the record. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball player of all time.

Hank Aaron`s childhood

As an African-American, Hank was raised in a segregated part of town. In his house there were seven siblings and they didn't have plumbing, electricity, or glass windows. He was born in the midst of the Great Depression and his father worked at the Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company. The job was good and steady, but so was the verbal abuse by the white co-workers. Young Henry was a good student, and from an early age he knew he wanted and was going to play Professional Baseball.

Hank Aaron`s adulthood

Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron is a former Major League Baseball player who retired as the all-time leader in career home runs. After playing from 1954 to 1976 with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers. Over that period he collected more RBI and more extra base hits than anyone in history. For 21 straight years he was named an All-Star and for 20 consecutive years he slugged at least 20 home runs or more. Fourteen times he hit over.

Quotes from Hank Aaron

"My motto was always to keep swinging." "Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging." "It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball." "I did it in one afternoon on the golf course." "Failure is a part of success." "I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat." "You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail." "I don't see pitches down the middle anymore - not even in batting practice."
Hank Aaron - Life story

About Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron`s life lesson

The lessons learned from Hank Aaron -- home-run king, baseball legend -- stuck with Baker throughout his playing career and into his days as manager of the Giants. Still, check the roots of their friendship and you begin to see the connection stretches beyond baseball. You begin to understand the profound ways in which Aaron shaped Baker's life.

How I describe Hank Aaron

  1. One of the best baseball players of all time.

  2. Hank Aaron was the third of eight children born to Estella and Herbert Aaron.

  3. He has a club to victory in the league's 1952 World Series.
  4. Hank Aaron made his Major League debut in 1954, at age 20.
  5. Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's home-run record when he hit his 715th home run in 1974.

5 fast facts about Hank Aaron

Played in 25 All-Star games. Nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank." The Atlanta Braves and the

Milwaukee Brewers have both retired his jersey number, 44. His brother, Tommie, also

played Major League Baseball. Winner of three Gold Glove awards. He graduated from Allen Institute in 1951.

3 most important facts about hank aaron

Aaron developed a strong affinity for baseball and football at a young age, and tended to focus more heavily on sports than his studies. Aaron played as an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves for nearly 23 years, during which time he broke many of baseball's most distinguished records. Hank Aaron ascended the ranks of the Negro Leagues to become a Major League Baseball icon.