Feb 5, 1934 CE: Hank Aaron Born

Feb 5, 1934 CE: Hank Aaron Born

On February 5, 1934, Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama.


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On February 5, 1934, Henry Louis Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama. “Hammerin’ Hank” became a baseball legend. His records for seasons as an All-Star (21) and runs batted in (2,297) still stand. Hank played for the Braves for most of his career. The team moved from in Boston then moved to Milwaukee then moved to Atlanta. Hank was a powerful hitter. His record for career home runs was not broken for more than 30 years! Aaron died on January 22, 2001, at 86 years old.

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