GSU says new ballpark will honor 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. 

Officials: Hank Aaron died of natural causes

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.

PHOTOS: Hank Aaron exceled and inspired

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 pour in honoring the legendary Hank Aaron

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.  

Andrew Young fondly remembers his friend Hank Aaron

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.

Aaron lauded for grace amid racism during home run pursuit

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.