Tagged: HOF

The First Blog Entry!!!!

Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron

Inducted: 1982 (1st Ballot: 97.83%)

Born: February 5, 1934 Mobile, Alabama

755 HR (2nd), 2,297 RBI (1st), 3,771 Hits (3rd), 2,174 Runs (2nd), .305 BA, 25x All-Star, 3 Gold Gloves, 6,856 Total Bases (1st), 1957 NL MVP, 1957 World Series Champion, 1,477 XBH, 17-consecutive seasons of 150 or more hits, All-Century Team.

I think that the stats speak for themselves!

He is an even better person: he carried himself with a quiet dignity while racists taunted and threatened his life.

He will forever be a model of consistency, class, and excellence as he goes down as one of the greatest players of all-time.