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Hank Aaron

Hank AaronAKA Henry Louis Aaron

Born: 5-Feb-1934
Birthplace: Mobile, AL
Died: 22-Jan-2021
Location of death: Atlanta, GA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hit 755 home runs over his career

Father: Herbert Aaron
Mother: Estella (d. 7-Apr-2008)
Sister: Gloria Delilah Aaron (school employee, d. 8-May-2004)
Brother: James
Sister: Alfredia
Wife: Barbara Lucas (m. 1953, div. 1971, four children)
Wife: Billye Williams (m. 1973, one daughter)
Daughter: Ceci (with Williams)

    Jefferson Awards Board of Selectors
    March of Dimes
    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
    National League MVP 1957
    Spingarn Medal 1959
    Silver Buffalo
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1975
    Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1975
    Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1980
    Baseball Hall of Fame 1982
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002
    Visited Disneyland on behalf of the March of Dimes (30-Sep-1980)

    Milwaukee Brewers (1975-76)
    Atlanta Braves (1966-74)
    Milwaukee Braves (1954-65)
    Atlanta Falcons Board of Directors

    Summer Catch (22-Aug-2001) · Himself

Author of books:
I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story (1991, memoir)

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