Henry Louis Aaron or Hank Aaron as he was known by is a retired America Major League Baseball player who served the scene for 23 long years. He was born on February 5, 1934, in Mobile, Alabama.
He started his school chores back at Josephine Allen Institute, a private high school in Alabama. He first joined Pritchett Athletics during his junior year in school. It was in the year 1951 that he was signed on by Ed Scott for Indianapolis Clowns as part of the Negro American League.
- Hank Aaron appeared for only 2 teams during his 23-year career.
- He was inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.
- He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002.
- He along his brother Tommie Aaron hold the record for most career home runs by a pair of siblings (768).
|Occupation: Professional Baseball Right Fielder
Age: 82 Years old
Date of Birth: February 5, 1934
Place of Born: Mobile, Alabama
Height in m: 1.83 m
Height in ft: 6 ft
Height in cm: 183 cm
Weight in kg: 82 kg approx.
Weight in the pound: 180 lbs.
Parents: Herbert Aaron and Estella Aaron
Siblings: Tommie Aaron, Herbert Aaron Jr., Sarah Aaron Jones, Alfredia Scott, Gloria Aaron
Spouse: Barbara Luca (1953-1971), Billye Aaron (1973-)
Children: Lary Aaron, Dorinda Aaron, Ceci Aaron, Gaile Aaron, Hank Aaron, Jr., Gary Aaron
Education Background: Josephine Allen Institute
Net Worth: $ 25 million
Contracted- On November 20,1951 by Ed Scott on the behalf of Indianapolis Clowns
|Debut– April 13, 1954,|
|Last Appearance: October 3, 1976|
|Position– Right Fielder|
|Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves (1954–1974)|
|Milwaukee Brewers (1975–1976)|
Career highlights and awards
| 25× All-Star (1955–1975)
World Series champion (1957)
NL MVP (1957)
3× Gold Glove Award (1958–1960)
2× NL batting champion (1956, 1959)
4× NL home run leader (1957, 1963, 1966, 1967)
4× NL RBI leader (1957, 1960, 1963, 1966)
Atlanta Braves #44 retired
Milwaukee Brewers #44 retired
Major League Baseball All-Century Team
|Runs batted in||2,297|
|6856 Total Bases
2297 runs batted in
1477 extra-base hits
Social Media Presence
Fan Mail Address:
National Baseball Hall of Fame
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Cooperstown, NY 13326