Henry “Hank” Aaron

By: Slaide Turner

What made him famous

Henry became famous because of baseball, he was considered the best baseball player of all time. For 3 decades Aaron held the record for the most career home runs with the record of 775.


Henry was born, February 5th, 1934. He was born in Mobile, Alabama called “Down the bay”. His full name is Henry Louis Aaron, he was nicknamed Hammerin’ Hank.

The Most Interesting Thing I've Learned About Him

The most interesting thing I've learned about Henry was that he made a autobiography, it was called I Had a Hammer, it was published in 1990. Another thing is that he spent 21 years as outfielder for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves.

Character Traits

He is

1. Talented mainly because he can do many things other people can't do.

2. Skilled because he is really skilled at baseball.

A Quote From Henry

“On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants. But, once our playing days are over, this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again.” -Henry Louis Aaron