Hank Aaron or Henry Louis Aaron known as "Hammer" and "Hammerin Hank" was a native of Mobile, Alabama.
The epitome of the American Dream this Black lad from Mobile, Alabama by his superb baseball skills hammered his way through the Negro League of Baseball into the Major Leagues capping a 23 year career hammerin 755 home runs.
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Aaron made the All Star team every year from 1955 through 1975 and won three Gold glove Awards. In 1957, he won the NL Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, while that same year, the Braves won the World Series.
Aaron's consistency helped him to establish a number of important hitting records. He holds the MLB records for the most career Runs Batted In (RBI) (2,297), the most career extra base hits (1,477), and the most career total bases (6,856).
Aaron is also in the top five for career hits with 3,771 (third) and runs with 2,174, which is tied for fourth with Babe Ruth.
He is one of only four players to have at least seventeen seasons with 150 or more hits.] He also is in second place in home runs (755) and at-bats (12,364), and in third place in games played (3,298).
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