Hank, just 23, hit .322 that year with 44 HR, 132 RBI, 57 BB and just 58 K’s. The Hammer never struck out 100 times in a season. He also … Continue Reading Hank Aaron, circa 1957
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Fifty-nine years ago today, Hank Aaron made his big league debut with the Milwaukee Braves. The boxscore.
April 4, 1974:
(via DOB) “You hate to lose Prado. He was one of my (favorites). I mean, to me, I think you’ve got to go a long ways in order to beat … Continue Reading Hank on Prado
Ken Davidoff of the New York Post is an idiot, as evidenced in this exchange with John Schuerholz. KD : I have one question, one challenging question for you. You know how … Continue Reading Speed is to steroids as pot is to heroin
Familiar language from ESPN’s Christina Kahrl, who claims the HOF is already compromised by PEDs. I mean, c’mon, no Mike Schmidt or Hank Aaron in the Hall of Fame? By … Continue Reading PED apologists violate their own liturgy
There was never a more consistent performer than Henry Aaron. He was the Bizarro Uggla. Hank hit .306 vs. left-handed starters, .305 vs right-handed starters, .303 at home and .306 … Continue Reading The Hammer never missed a nail