Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Dies At 86

Legendary baseball player Hank Aaron, who for years had the record for most home runs in the majors at 755, has died at age 86.

Aaron played 23 years in the Majors, spending 21 of them with the Braves, who were from Milwaukee, now Atlanta, when he made his debut on April 13, 1954. With this team he won the 1957 World Series, the same year where he was awarded the Player Most Valuable.

His other two years he was with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Among his many accomplishments were that he was the Golden Glove three times (1958 to 1960), two-time batting champion (1956, 1959), and four-time home run leader (1957, 1963, 1966, 1967).

He still holds major league records: RBI (2,297) and total bases (6,856).

For 33 years he held the record for Most Home Runs in history with 755, until Barry Bonds surpassed him in 2007.

His number 44 is retired by Atlanta.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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