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Henry Aaron

“Hank”

 

—Milwaukee Braves 1954-65 Milwaukee Brewers 1975-76 —

 
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By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
1. Henry Aaron Marker
Inscription.
Baseball's all-time home run king with 755 career home runs
Major League leader in total bases, extra base hits and runs batted in
Began his 23-year career with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954
Led the Braves to the World Championship in 1957
National League "Most Valuable Player" in 1957
Hit 40 or more home runs in a season 8 times
Won a pair of batting titles and was a 3-time gold glove outfielder
24-time all star
Ninth player to collect 3,000 career hits
Hit 755th home run at County Stadium as a Milwaukee Brewer
Finished his career with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1976
"The Hank Aaron Award" presented to the best hitter in baseball
The Braves and Brewers retired his uniform number 44
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1982

Playing Career 23 years
AVG .305 • G 3,298 • AB 12,364 • R 2,174 • H 3,771 • 2B 624 • 3B 98 • HR 755 • RBI 2,297 • BB 1,402 • SO 1,383 • SB 240
 
Erected 2001 by the Milwaukee Brewers.
 
Location. 43° 1.755′ N, 87° 58.339′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Brewers Way 0.1 miles south of U.S. 94 when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Henry Aaron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
2. Henry Aaron Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robin Yount (within shouting distance of this marker); Allan H. Selig (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (within shouting distance of this marker); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Volunteer-'98 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wood National Cemetery Memorial Section (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hank Aaron biography. From biography.com (Submitted on October 1, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 

2. Hank Aaron fansite. (Submitted on October 1, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Henry Aaron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
3. Henry Aaron Marker
Henry Aaron Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 12, 2012
4. Henry Aaron Statue
Miller Park image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
5. Miller Park
The marker and statue are in the lower left.
Miller Park image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
6. Miller Park
The Brewers won this day with three home runs. The roof was closed even though it was a beautiful day outside.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 731 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   5, 6. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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