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RIP Hammering Hank Aaron, the true Home Run King

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:53 am
by tector
Also an extraordinary gentleman.

Re: RIP Hammering Hank Aaron, the true Home Run King

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:23 am
by FfNJGTFO
I was watching, live, the night he broke Babe Ruth's 714 home run record.

Rest in Peace, Hank.

Re: RIP Hammering Hank Aaron, the true Home Run King

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:04 pm
by tector
FfNJGTFO wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:23 am
I was watching, live, the night he broke Babe Ruth's 714 home run record.

Rest in Peace, Hank.
Same here. I was 13 at the time. Right over the "Bank Americard" sign....

Re: RIP Hammering Hank Aaron, the true Home Run King

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:33 pm
by rug357
FfNJGTFO wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:23 am
I was watching, live, the night he broke Babe Ruth's 714 home run record.

Rest in Peace, Hank.
I was 10 y/o and saw it in my bedroom while babysitting my little brother and sister on 12" B&W TV...with a coat hanger as antenna.