On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron, of the Atlanta Braves, reached the impossible record of breaking “the Babe’s” all-time home run record. Hank is a great man and a class act.
These videos capture the excitement of number 714 and famous number 715!
People say Barry Bonds is the Home Run King, but Hank stands alone. Remember this: 715 home runs, no PED’s needed….
Hank you’re the true KING!
The number that a player chooses for their jersey is significant to that player and becomes an important of how we remember them. For example, everyone knows who #44 is, Hank Aaron, of course. But does anyone know a little player with a little number – a fraction to be specific? Eddie Gaedel, 3ft 7in, of the St. Louis Browns wore 1/8 as a number during a pinch hit in 1951. What would your jersey number be and why??