Hank Aaron

By: Bradley Hughes

Basic facts of Hank Aaron

Birthdate: February 5, 1934

Years lived: Feb. 5, 1934 - present

Born in: Mobile, AL

Occupation: American major league baseball right fielder and a civil rights activist

Major Achievments

1955-76-Played in All-Star Games

1956, 1959-Won National League batting title

1957-Won Most Valuable Player Award

1957, 1960, 1963, 1966-Named leader of league in RBI

1957, 1963, 1966-67-Named leader of league in home runs

1958-60-Won Golden Glove Award

1974-Broke Babe Ruth's career home run record

1976-Awarded Spingarn Medal from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

1982-Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Character traits

Hank Aaron is a great batter in baseball and he inspires many to try to be as great as him

Be inspired

Hank Aaron is an american idol because he broke Babe Ruth's career record homerun record of 714 by finishing with a career total of 755

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