Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hank Aaron

On this date in 1977, the Braves retire Hank Aaron's uniform number 44.

"You are not going to break this record established by the great Babe Ruth if I can help it. Whites are far more superior than jungle bunnies. My gun is watching your every black move." - letter received by Aaron while closing in on Babe Ruth's all-time home run record

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