Kevin Charles

The Anniversary Of Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run

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April 8 was the anniversary of Hank Aaron’s 715th home run. Aaron, nicknamed “Hammer,” or “Hammerin’ Hank,” retired from American baseball playing the right field. Aaron played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1954 through 1976. After playing with the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League and in the minor leagues, Aaron began his major league career in 1954. On April 8, 1974, Aaron hit career home run number 715 off Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Al Downing. Listen to News 92 FM’s Danny Mata Jr. as he commemorates the anniversary of such an epic sports milestone:

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