Transcript for By the Numbers: Remembering Hank Aaron
Yeah do decent grade away fastball okay. Our remembering baseball legend Henry Hank Aaron 86 year old pass we peacefully in his sleep overnight. While much more on his life and legacy coming up one in which he faced down racism to become baseball's home run king first. Oh by the numbers on his history making career. Air and finished with 755. Home runs and number 715 was the most significant. Passing Babe Ruth for the most all time it's a record that he held for 33 years until. Barry Bonds surpassed a no bonds' accomplishment has been tainted by suspicions of steroids. He never did hit fifty home runs in a single season but he hit at least 48. Times. Remarkably he was a 2.5 time all star to record that will likely never be broken. He also holds a Major League records today in runs batted in with 2297. And in total bases with 6856. Parent finish his career with 3771. Hits the third all time. In 1982 he was elected to baseball's hall of fame would 97 point 8% of the home. Aaron famously said. I wanted them to forget Babe Ruth I just wanted them to remember Henry Aaron certainly. We always will Hank Aaron was 86 years old.
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