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Latest Hank Aaron Items
Baseball legend Hank Aaron — who recently rocked national headlines by suggesting that Republicans wearing "neckties and starched shirts" were racist — has now thrown his weight into the Georgia Senate race, backing Democrat Michelle Nunn.
Politicians and the media like slogans. They're simple and don't necessarily need to be true.
Hank Aaron's recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear "neckties and starched shirts" rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist.
Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron, 80, acknowledged race relations have changed since his threat-filled days chasing Babe Ruth's home run record — but said modern tormenters still exist wearing suits and ties instead of KKK hoods.
After honoring Hank Aaron at Turner Field on Tuesday night, the Braves took on the New York Mets wearing a familiar look.
Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
Three Emory University baseball players who set out to explore the history of the sport's legends last year didn't expect to find a connection between themselves and names like Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks or Pete Rose.
Hank Aaron's record-breaking homer will be celebrated on Tuesday night before the Atlanta Braves' home opener against the New York Mets.