Hank Aaron, former MLB home run king, dead at 86


H/T Fox News.

R.I.P. Hammerin Hank Aaron.

I was setting outside of Jackson Memorial Hospital listening to the Braves play waiting for my nephew to be born.

He finished his illustrious career with 755 home runs and more than 2,000 RBI — both records at the time.

Hank Aaron, one of baseball’s all-time great home run hitters, has died. He was 86.

CBS 46 and FOX 5 Atlanta were among those that first reported Aaron’s death Friday. His daughter told WSB-TV of her father’s passing. His cause of death was unclear.

The Braves later confirmed his death.

“We are absolutely devastated by the passing of our beloved Hank. He was a beacon for our organization first as a player, then with player development, and always with our community efforts. His incredible talent and resolve helped him achieve the highest accomplishments, yet he never lost his humble nature. Henry Louis Aaron…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

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