Henry Louis Aaron (Hammer, Hammerin' Hank or Bad Henry) (twitter: @HenryLouisAaron)
Positions: Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: February 5, 1934 in Mobile, AL
High School: Allen Institute (Mobile , AL)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Braves in 1952. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1954 (Age 20.067, 8,667th in MLB history) vs. CIN 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Brewers 1954-1976
Last Game: October 3, 1976 (Age 42.241) vs. DET 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1982 (406/415 ballots).
View Hank Aaron Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Brother of Tommie Aaron
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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