An Atlanta high school named after a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader will change its name to honor late Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.
An Atlanta high school may have its name changed from a Ku Klux Klan leader to baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.
Georgia State University said it’s in a unique position to honor Hank Aaron because it owns the site of his biggest accomplishment. And GSU said it plans to build its own baseball complex at what was the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.
The world says its final goodbyes to Henry Louis Aaron, better known as "Hammerin' Hank."
Hank Aaron was laid to rest on Wednesday, but his legacy will continue thanks to the formation of The Henry Louis Aaron Fund, which will live inside the Atlanta Braves Foundation.
Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron was remembered for his talent and his humility during a memorial service Tuesday afternoon at Truist Park.
Atlanta Braves Chairman, Terry Guirk, talks about the life and legacy of Hank Aaron during a memorial service for the baseball legend at Truist Park.
Officials say Hank Aaron’s death on Friday is from natural causes. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed those details to FOX 5. The 86-year-old Atlanta Braves legend died peacefully in his sleep, the Atlanta Braves said in a release on Friday morning.
After a weekend of tributes to Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron, the Hall of Famer will be laid to rest on Wednesday.
Atlanta Braves legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died at the age of 86
If anything, Hank Aaron was underappreciated for much of his unparalleled career.
Hank Aaron was such an immortal to me, and I suspect, to many others.
The baseball world and beyond tuned in the night of April 8, 1974, and Hank Aaron delivered. That’s when The Hammer broke Babe Ruth’s home run record with No. 715, an achievement that highlighted his career but hardly defined it.
Tributes from friends, family, celebrities, and dignitaries from around the world poured in after the passing of Atlanta Braves legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was announced Friday morning.
A timeline of Hank Aaron’s life and career:
Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron was known for breaking records on the field and while he was doing that, he was also breaking barriers. It is no wonder he should include Andrew Young among his closest friends.
Full Name: Henry Louis Aaron
Reaction to Hank Aaron’s death from former presidents to fellow Hall of Famers to everyone who knew him followed a theme: how the one-time home run king handled the racism he faced on the way to passing Babe Ruth’s hallowed record nearly 50 years ago.
The states of Georgia and Alabama have lowered its flags to half-staff to honor baseball great Hank Aaron, who died Friday.
Hank wore my team’s uniform, so Hank was one of us —ALL OF US!