Dammit, man…

Hank Aaron Standing in Stadium

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Hank Aaron is a titan, an icon, a tale, and a hero.

This morning, according to CBS4 6, Henry Aaron passed away at age 86. The hall-of-fame home run king leaves behind a gift that is as rich as anyone ever in any professional play. He’s Michael Jordan. He is Muhammad Ali. He is Serena Williams. He is a GOAT. At age 20 he represented his very first Major League Baseball activity after a short stint in the Negro leagues. He invested the next 23 times with the Milwaukee-turned-Atlanta Braves compiling history.

In 1974, Hammerin’ Hank broke the glass ceiling that likely prepare many a white man cry, swear, and KKKomplain. During a Braves home game at Fulton County Stadium, Aaron propelled the home run that stony-broke Babe Ruth’s caucasian-ly cherished record of 714 career dingers. He would go on to notch 755 home run that would only be overshadowed by Barry Bonds with 762.

The aforementioned Muhammad Ali once said that Aaron was, “The only man I adore more than myself.”

We Stan.

At this time Aaron still precedes the MLB all-time in guides batted in and total theories with 2,297 and 6,856, respectively. In his latter times, Aaron performed as the Senior Vice President of the Atlanta Braves franchise. More recently, he had been advocating for African Americans go to get injected from COVID-1 9. He told the AP 😛 TAGEND

Getting injected “makes me feel wonderful, ” Aaron told The Associated Press. “I don’t have any queasiness about it at all, you know. I feel relatively proud of myself for doing something like this . … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of parties in this country.”

At the time of his advance, Mr. Aaron was in good health as far as we know. Rest in armistice to this king and petitions up for his family and loved ones.

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