Happy birthday Hammer!

To celebrate, here’s Henry’s 714th, featuring Gerald Ford, Bowie Kuhn and Milo Hamilton, who doesn’t let Ernie Sr. speak a … More

Night of the Hammer

Tonight’s all about Bad Henry. Not much left to say, but here are some essential facts about Number 44, excerpted … More

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Fifty-nine years ago today, Hank Aaron made his big league debut with the Milwaukee Braves. … More

Bravos at 40

Happy birthday to Chipper, one of the few players to reach his 40th while playing for the Braves. We’ll be … More

We’re waiting, Bud

Two years ago Bud told USA Today he was considering reinstating Hank as baseball’s home run king in the record … More

Courting Hank

Great piece by Howard Bryant on the role of professional sports in a changing Atlanta: When the Braves began preparations … More

Hank: The Early Years

Anticipation of Henry‘s arrival in the spring of 1954 was heightened by the fact that no one, apart from the … More

Hank on Heyward

The legendary Atlanta Braves slugger told The Associated Press Tuesday that Heyward, who is black, “can mean an awful lot … More

Live from The Ted

I just got back from Turner Field, interviewing early arrivals for the local organ. One piece of advice: wear shorts. … More