Aaron begins 1974 season by tying The Babe
“Hank Aaron came up in a totally different time, in times that were totally tougher I think,” said former teammate Bob Uecker. “But for Henry to persist and go through the things he did racially, when he approached the record… Hank is somebody all by himself.”
Craig Muder is the director of communications at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Henry Aaron hits home run No. 715
On April 8, 1974, Aaron’s fourth-inning home run gave him number 715.
Hank's Giving: Henry Aaron's Legacy continues off the field
The Hall of Fame slugger's legacy continues through his Chasing the Dream Foundation.
Aaron, Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
The two sluggers who combined for 1,341 career home runs were elected to the Hall of Fame together on Jan. 13, 1982.
The Braves trade Hank Aaron to the Brewers
On Nov. 2, 1974, Hank Aaron received a call from Bud Selig, informing him that he was coming back to Milwaukee.