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Hank Aaron
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Right fielder
Born: February 5, 1934 (1934-02-05) (age 86)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
April 13, 1954, for the Milwaukee Braves
Last appearance
October 3, 1976, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average .305
Hits 3,771
Home runs 755
Runs batted in 2,297
Teams

Negro leagues

  • Indianapolis Clowns (1952)

Major League Baseball

Career highlights and awards
  • 25× All-Star (1955–1975)
  • World Series champion (1957)
  • NL MVP (1957)
  • 3× Gold Glove Award (1958–1960)
  • 2× NL batting champion (1956, 1959)
  • 4× NL home run leader (1957, 1963, 1966, 1967)
  • 4× NL RBI leader (1957, 1960, 1963, 1966)
  • Atlanta Braves No. 44 retired
  • Milwaukee Brewers No. 44 retired
  • Braves Hall of Fame
  • Miller Park Walk of Fame
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team

MLB records

  • 2,297 career runs batted in
  • 6,856 career total bases
  • 1,477 career extra-base hits
Member of the National
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Induction 1982
Vote 97.83% (first ballot)

Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934) is a retired baseball player. He played baseball professionally for 22 years. He hit 755 home runs. Even though he has 755 home runs in his career, he never hit 50 or more in a season. He was selected for 25 All-Star games. He was put into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. Hank Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama.


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