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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: Hank Aaron

Braves getting racist fan mail about Hank Aaron

Anyone who has seen the movie “42” has a pretty decent understanding of the type of hateful fan mail the Los Angeles Dodgers received when they made Jackie Robinson the first African-American player in Major League Baseball. Threats and racist letters toward black players continued right into the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Unfortunately, they still…Read More

Hank Aaron: Alex Rodriguez Needs Focus to Break HR Record

If you’re a true baseball fan, you probably recognize Hank Aaron as the all-time home run king — not Barry Bonds, who “broke” Aaron’s record on Aug. 7, 2007. The next player most likely to challenge Aaron’s 755 career home runs is Alex Rodriguez, but Aaron told the New York Post on Sunday that he thinks…Read More

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