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Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America

by Tom Stanton

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Published by William Morrow .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7279159M
ISBN 100060579765
ISBN 109780060579760
OCLC/WorldCa54692091

Hank Aaron voted 14th-best athlete of century. Hank Aaron: Hammerin' back at racism By Larry Schwartz If you hit a home run, it's your home run." Aaron's crowning moment was, of course, a . Mar 27,  · "Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America," by Tom Stanton, William Morrow, pages, $ On April 8, , Hank Aaron hit .

Jan 29,  · Baseball legend Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's hallowed mark of home runs and finished his career with numerous big league records. As . Baseball has witnessed more than , home runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's th home run. His historic blast on April 8, , lifted him .

Buy Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America by Tom Stanton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. A great deal has happened to the United States and to baseball since that day of April 8, when Henry Aaron broke the career home run record of George Herman "Babe" Ruth. Tom Stanton's "Hank Aaron and the Home run That Changed America" (William Morrow, $, pages) brings back the time in simple sentenced syntax.


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Nov 28,  · The subtitle of this book, "The Home Run That Changed America," may seem a bit lofty to those born too soon to remember this record-breaking blow.

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This book has a mixture of emotions such as dismalness and exhilarating. The book takes you through Hank Aaron's life /5. Mar 29,  · Baseball has witnessed more thanhome runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's th home run.

His historic blast on 5/5(4). Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, ), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank," is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta ecole-temps-danse.com played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from through Batting average ‎Baseball has witnessed more thanhome runs.

Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's th home run. His historic blast on April 8,lifted him. In Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America, Tom Stanton, author of the prize-winning THE FINAL SEASON, penetrates the burnished myth of Aaron's chase and uncovers the compelling story behind the most consequential athletic achievement of the past fifty years.

Yet the powerful saga of Hank Aaron’s quest to break the hallowed home run record of Babe Ruth is strong enough to make this a highly readable book even though Stanton has no personal connection to the events.

At the start of the baseball season, Aaron had six hundred seventy-three career home runs, forty-one shy of Babe Ruth’s record. Mar 29,  · Buy a cheap copy of Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed book by Tom Stanton.

Baseball has witnessed more thanhome runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But 5/5(5). field aglow, Hank Aaron swinging, the ball rising, the crowd standing, the humble trot around the bases, two exuberant college-age intruders, the embrace at home plate, a wet-eyed smile, and a white ball clenched and held aloft by a black hand.

The images remain indelible. This book tells the story. It is about Hank Aaron’s pursuit. Get this from a library. Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America. [Tom Stanton] -- Chronicles Hank Aaron's quest to beat Babe Ruth's record, documenting how his achievements strengthened the Civil Rights movement and spurred changes in racial intolerance.

The two seasons () Aaron spent closing in on Ruth's mark should have been a time of excitement and joyful anticipation. Instead, it was a horror.

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the feat, Tom Stanton takes a look at the withering pressures the slugger faced in Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America.

The increasing. Get this from a library. Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America. [Tom Stanton] -- Aaron's quest to break the home run record of Babe Ruth not only allowed this quiet man to accept the mantle of his idol, Jackie Robinson, but also allowed him to advance the cause of.

Baseball has witnessed more thanhome runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger h. The euphoria lasted all season, until October 2, when Aaron hammered his rd, and final, homer for the Braves.

One month later, on November 2, Atlanta traded the all-time home run king to the Milwaukee Brewers for Roger Alexander and Dave May. Hank Aaron became a “designated hitter.”.

In AprilHank Aaron hit his th home run, breaking Babe Ruth's longstanding record for homers, which Aaron had days earlier tied on his first swing of the '74 baseball season.

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Growing up in Kansas City, an America League City, where I first followed the Kansas City Athletics and then the Kansas City Royals, Hammerin Hank didn’t receive a .