r.i.p. hank aaron

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r.i.p. hank aaron

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86 yo hall of famer dies in his sleep.
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A gentleman and a heck of an athlete. May he Rest In Peace.
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sugarcoater wrote: 1 year ago A gentleman and a heck of an athlete. May he Rest In Peace.
great comment you hit it right on the nose.
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I read his autobiography, “I Had a Hammer.” Anyone who had to endure what Aaron went through had plenty of reason to be bitter and spiteful. And yet, he was always a gracious gentleman.

I am and will forever be in awe of his humanity.
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Class act, model of conistancy.

And the real All time leader of home run in the Major league baseball
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I think one of the hardest things to do in sports is hit a homerun, and Hank Aaron hit 755 of them. We hear about Jackie Robinson, about how much abuse and insults he had to endure being the first African American to make MLB and that was certainly true. Hank Aaron had is own share of racist scumbag detractors that did not want to see Babe Ruth's career homerun record eclipsed, which make the fact that he was able to surpass the Babe in those final years all that more impressive. Even though there have been all of these juiced up steroid freaks that have eclipsed some of these homerun records, for me, Hank Aaron will always be the ultimate career homerun king in my book.

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