On this date in 1982, Hank Aaron is elected to the Hall of Fame.
"When Henry came up, I heard them yell, 'Hit that nigger! Hit that nigger!' Then Henry hit the ball against the clock. The next time he came up, they said, 'Walk him! Walk him!'"- Herbert Aaron, Henry's father
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