Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed “Hammer”, or “Hammerin’ Hank”, is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and 2 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from 1954 through 1976. Aaron held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years, and he still holds several MLB offensive records. He hit 24 or more home runs every year from 1955 through 1973, and is one of only two players to hit 30 or more home runs in a season at least fifteen times. In 1999, The Sporting News ranked Aaron fifth on its “100 Greatest Baseball Players” list.
With $1.50 in his pocket, two changes of clothes and one dream, this is Hank Aaron leaving Mobile to join the Indy Clowns in 1952! He was 18. Today, “Hammerin’ Hank” celebrates his 82nd birthday. Owner of Hank Aaron Auto Group. 166 Million in 2015. He also owns 755 Group owner of several restaurants and other businesses.
Dreams can become reality.