Hank Aaron’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

February 5, 1934

Death Date

Jan 22, 2021

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Baseball Player

The baseball player Hank Aaron died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary right fielder known as the Hammer who set an MLB record with 755 career home runs, breaking Babe Ruth’s record of 714 in 1974. He was a 25-time All-Star, 4-time National League home run champion, 2-time National League batting champion, and 1-time National League MVP over the course of his 23-year career, which was spent with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers.

He married Barbara Lucas on October 6, 1953. After they divorced, he married Billye Aaron in 1973. He had six children: Ceci, Gary, Lary, Dorinda, Gaile, and Hank Jr.

Quotes

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I’m hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I’d be pulling for him.

Hank Aaron
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Jackie was speaking at a drugstore, and I said, ‘I’m not going to get this opportunity again, so I better take my chances and listen to Jackie Robinson now.’ Little did I know, I got front row seats, and next to me was my father.

Hank Aaron
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I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn’t throw it past me, none of them.

Hank Aaron
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The thing I like about baseball is that it’s one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it’s your mistake. If you hit a home run, it’s your home run.

Hank Aaron
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For many years, even after Jackie Robinson, baseball was so segregated, really. You just didn’t expect us to have a chance to do anything. Baseball was meant for the lily-white.

Hank Aaron