Hank Aaron

Last updated on 2017-09-09T05:05+0300.

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Hank Aaron wrote : “I’ve read some newspapermen saying I was just a dumb kid from the South with no education and all I knew was to go out there and hit,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "He would try to find a peaceful way around the situation before it escalated, and I know he would say baseball needs to try to do something to help and educate more people about the situation," External link

foxnews Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “When I was in the ball park, I felt there was nothing that could bother me,” “I felt safe. I felt like I was surrounded by angels and I had God’s hand on my shoulder. I didn’t feel like anything could bother me” External link

agriview Friday, February 5, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron explained : “I couldn’t go to Durham or Greenwood or Savannah or Richmond and quietly watch a ball game without being distracted by fans or reporters. As a result, I stayed away from the minor league ballparks, or looked at a few innings and left early ... I took criticism for that ... but it was a fact of life” External link

cleveland Sunday, January 31, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "If I was white, all America would be proud of me," External link

fox5atlanta Friday, January 29, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

wrcbtv Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "If I was white, all America would be proud of me," External link

startribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

680news Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” “Aaron’s tragic death is part of a wave of suspicious deaths among elderly closely following administration of Covid vaccines,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 26, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “In 1972 when people finally realized I was climbing up Ruth’s back, the ‘Dear N----r’ letters started showing up with alarming regularity,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “In 1972 when people finally realized I was climbing up Ruth’s back, the ‘Dear N——r’ letters started showing up with alarming regularity,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “The last two years of my career were probably the toughest of my 23 years,” External link

tribtown Monday, January 25, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “God had wrapped me in his hand and I was very safe when I got to the ballpark,” External link

tribtown Monday, January 25, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this," "It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country" External link

fox5atlanta Monday, January 25, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I didn’t expect the fans to give me a standing ovation every time I stepped on the field, but I thought a few of them might come over to my side as I approached Ruth,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 25, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote : “I’ve read some newspapermen saying I was just a dumb kid from the South with no education and all I knew was to go out there and hit,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 25, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I never finish a drink anywhere, even a glass of water," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I gave baseball everything that I had," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

sltrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just thank God it’s all over,” External link

globalresearch Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “The Ruth chase should have been the greatest period of my life, and it was the worst,” External link

globalresearch Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I knew Barry’s father very well, and I got to know Barry [Bonds] a little bit,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I move over and offer my best wishes to Barry and his family on this historical achievement,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told : “I played the game long enough to know, and it is impossible for players, I don’t care who they are, to hit 70 home runs,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron added : “I appreciate it, but I’m still second,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I knew Barry’s father very well, and I got to know Barry [Bonds] a little bit,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I move over and offer my best wishes to Barry and his family on this historical achievement,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told : “I played the game long enough to know, and it is impossible for players, I don’t care who they are, to hit 70 home runs,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron added : “I appreciate it, but I’m still second,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron says : “Wait a minute. No, no, no. Al was a darn good pitcher. He was not a guy you took lightly when you went up there. You knew he was going to battle you. He was a great adversary” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron says : “Wait a minute. No, no, no. Al was a darn good pitcher. He was not a guy you took lightly when you went up there. You knew he was going to battle you. He was a great adversary” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:58:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” “It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just tried to play the game the way it was supposed to be played,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel like that home run I hit is just part of what my story is all about,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “In my day, sportswriters didn’t respect a baseball player unless you played in New York or Chicago,” “If you didn’t come from a big city, it was hard to get noticed” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I guess that will always be a part of me running around the bases,” “I never had anyone run with me before. They were just kids having a good time” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

dailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just thank God it’s all over,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “The Ruth chase should have been the greatest period of my life, and it was the worst,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” “It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “Records are made to be broken,” “I did my share, whatever I could do, and that’s it” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just tried to play the game the way it was supposed to be played,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel like that home run I hit is just part of what my story is all about,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “In my day, sportswriters didn’t respect a baseball player unless you played in New York or Chicago,” “If you didn’t come from a big city, it was hard to get noticed” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “You could say that God kind of had his hands on me, directing me on the right path,” “I don’t know any other way I would have gotten out of Mobile, Alabama, except for baseball” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I guess that will always be a part of me running around the bases,” “I never had anyone run with me before. They were just kids having a good time” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told : "This is something small I can do to help a zillion other people," External link

fox35orlando Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron dijo : “Si yo fuese blanco, Estados Unidos estaría orgulloso de mi” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, January 22, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT



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Barack Obama said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Congratulations to @MLB for taking a stand on behalf of voting rights for all citizens,” “There’s no better way for America’s pastime to honor the great Hank Aaron, who always led by example” External link

patriotpost Monday, April 5, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, April 4, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Barack Obama added ( about Hank Aaron ) : "there's no better way for America's pastime to honor the great Hank Aaron, who always led by example" External link

fox10tv Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "It is a particularly appropriate location to honor Hank Aaron who is a revered and beloved former Milwaukeean," External link

foxnews Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the life of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

CBC Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

france24-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

wftv Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

startribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

gazette Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward" External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

wral Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

wftv Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward" External link

startribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:26:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

japantoday Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

voanews Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

thegrio Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 2, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

theherald-news Friday, April 2, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

news4jax Friday, April 2, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

startribune Friday, April 2, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Offit said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron gets the vaccine. Two weeks later he dies of a stroke. Why? Because he was in his late 80s, and people in their late 80s can die of strokes," "The vaccine doesn't make you immortal" External link

medicalxpress Friday, January 29, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Jimmy Carter said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank and I both learned how to ski together,” “He skied fairly well. I was a little bit better than that on skis” External link

yourerie Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Jimmy Carter said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank and I both learned how to ski together,” “He skied fairly well. I was a little bit better than that on skis” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Clark said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron was a pioneer for social justice, civil rights, and the fight against racism who knew firsthand the importance of ensuring the game he loved was accessible to all," External link

fox5atlanta Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” “Aaron’s tragic death is part of a wave of suspicious deaths among elderly closely following administration of Covid vaccines,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron," External link

fox5atlanta Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

wsaw Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “How do we honor Hank Aaron? That’s what we’ve been trying to figure out for more than a year,” External link

al Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “People will want a picture taken next to Hank Aaron,” External link

al Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron lived a great life. He was not only a great baseball player, he was a great man. He did more to help people from his business profits than he did from baseball," External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "He learned to live without fear. That is the basis of courage," "This is a spiritual, the physical doesn't last forever. I think we are going to always remember Hank Aaron. You will not be able to go to that ballpark without going by and paying your respects to that wonderful statue" External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Laura and I are saddened by the passing of Hank Aaron. The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne. He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him. Henry Louis Aaron was a joyful man, a loving husband to Billye, and a proud father of six children who will deeply miss him. Laura and I send them our condolences and our thanks for sharing this great man with our country,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron lived a great life. He was not only a great baseball player, he was a great man. He did more to help people from his business profits than he did from baseball," External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "He learned to live without fear. That is the basis of courage," "This is a spiritual, the physical doesn't last forever. I think we are going to always remember Hank Aaron. You will not be able to go to that ballpark without going by and paying your respects to that wonderful statue" External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Barry Bonds said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron thank you for everything you ever taught us, for being a trailblazer through adversity and setting an example for all of us African American ball players who came after you," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Chipper Jones said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I can’t imagine what Hank Aaron went through in his lifetime. He had every right to be angry or militant ... but never was. He spread his grace on everything and every one he came in contact with” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Rich McKay said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "When you look at icons of Atlanta and the sport of baseball, Hank Aaron is undoubtedly included in that group," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne,” “He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne,” “He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him” External link

seattlepi Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Darren Eales said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “To celebrate the incredible life and career of baseball legend Hank Aaron, we are proud to retire the No. 44 this season for our Atlanta United and ATLUTD 2 teams,” External link

al Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Morgan said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “By the time I saw Hank he was great at everything,” “He could run. He could throw. He was good enough to play centerfield. They put him in right field and he never left” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Morgan recalled ( about Hank Aaron ) : “A guy hits a homer and everything stops, and we’re all supposed to run around the field,” “Hank hit a ton of them. It was crazy. We did it for about two days and had to stop because it was killing us. My legs were sore for a week. It was an awful idea” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bob Hope said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank just handled it all so well, I mean you just have to say that he was the definition of the gentleman. and his kindness was remarkable, even with all the pressure on him,” “A child would walk up to him in a store and ask for an autograph, or people would stop and he would stop, and he would talk to them. It was just so stunning” External link

forbes Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Bob Hope said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank’s number? Yes, I do,” External link

forbes Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Barry Bonds wrote ( about Hank Aaron ) : "I was lucky enough to spend time with Hank on several occasions during my career and have always had the deepest respect and admiration for all that he did on and off the field," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne," "He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him" External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, January 23, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

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Hank Aaron wrote : “I’ve read some newspapermen saying I was just a dumb kid from the South with no education and all I knew was to go out there and hit,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "He would try to find a peaceful way around the situation before it escalated, and I know he would say baseball needs to try to do something to help and educate more people about the situation," External link

foxnews Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “When I was in the ball park, I felt there was nothing that could bother me,” “I felt safe. I felt like I was surrounded by angels and I had God’s hand on my shoulder. I didn’t feel like anything could bother me” External link

agriview Friday, February 5, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron explained : “I couldn’t go to Durham or Greenwood or Savannah or Richmond and quietly watch a ball game without being distracted by fans or reporters. As a result, I stayed away from the minor league ballparks, or looked at a few innings and left early ... I took criticism for that ... but it was a fact of life” External link

cleveland Sunday, January 31, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "If I was white, all America would be proud of me," External link

fox5atlanta Friday, January 29, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

wrcbtv Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "If I was white, all America would be proud of me," External link

startribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “They carved a piece of my heart away,” External link

680news Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” “Aaron’s tragic death is part of a wave of suspicious deaths among elderly closely following administration of Covid vaccines,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 26, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “In 1972 when people finally realized I was climbing up Ruth’s back, the ‘Dear N----r’ letters started showing up with alarming regularity,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “In 1972 when people finally realized I was climbing up Ruth’s back, the ‘Dear N——r’ letters started showing up with alarming regularity,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “The last two years of my career were probably the toughest of my 23 years,” External link

tribtown Monday, January 25, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “God had wrapped me in his hand and I was very safe when I got to the ballpark,” External link

tribtown Monday, January 25, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this," "It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country" External link

fox5atlanta Monday, January 25, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I didn’t expect the fans to give me a standing ovation every time I stepped on the field, but I thought a few of them might come over to my side as I approached Ruth,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 25, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote : “I’ve read some newspapermen saying I was just a dumb kid from the South with no education and all I knew was to go out there and hit,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 25, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I never finish a drink anywhere, even a glass of water," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I gave baseball everything that I had," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

sltrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just thank God it’s all over,” External link

globalresearch Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “The Ruth chase should have been the greatest period of my life, and it was the worst,” External link

globalresearch Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I knew Barry’s father very well, and I got to know Barry [Bonds] a little bit,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I move over and offer my best wishes to Barry and his family on this historical achievement,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told : “I played the game long enough to know, and it is impossible for players, I don’t care who they are, to hit 70 home runs,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron added : “I appreciate it, but I’m still second,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Jackie Robinson ) : “I once heard Jackie speak at a grocery store,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I knew Barry’s father very well, and I got to know Barry [Bonds] a little bit,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I move over and offer my best wishes to Barry and his family on this historical achievement,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron told : “I played the game long enough to know, and it is impossible for players, I don’t care who they are, to hit 70 home runs,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron added : “I appreciate it, but I’m still second,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron says : “Wait a minute. No, no, no. Al was a darn good pitcher. He was not a guy you took lightly when you went up there. You knew he was going to battle you. He was a great adversary” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron says : “Wait a minute. No, no, no. Al was a darn good pitcher. He was not a guy you took lightly when you went up there. You knew he was going to battle you. He was a great adversary” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:58:00 PM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” “It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just tried to play the game the way it was supposed to be played,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel like that home run I hit is just part of what my story is all about,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “In my day, sportswriters didn’t respect a baseball player unless you played in New York or Chicago,” “If you didn’t come from a big city, it was hard to get noticed” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I guess that will always be a part of me running around the bases,” “I never had anyone run with me before. They were just kids having a good time” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

dailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just thank God it’s all over,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron wrote ( about Babe Ruth ) : “The Ruth chase should have been the greatest period of my life, and it was the worst,” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I’m glad it’s over,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this,” “It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “Records are made to be broken,” “I did my share, whatever I could do, and that’s it” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I just tried to play the game the way it was supposed to be played,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “If I was white, all America would be proud of me,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I feel like that home run I hit is just part of what my story is all about,” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “In my day, sportswriters didn’t respect a baseball player unless you played in New York or Chicago,” “If you didn’t come from a big city, it was hard to get noticed” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “You could say that God kind of had his hands on me, directing me on the right path,” “I don’t know any other way I would have gotten out of Mobile, Alabama, except for baseball” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : “I guess that will always be a part of me running around the bases,” “I never had anyone run with me before. They were just kids having a good time” External link

wishtv Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron told : "This is something small I can do to help a zillion other people," External link

fox35orlando Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said : "I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron dijo : “Si yo fuese blanco, Estados Unidos estaría orgulloso de mi” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, January 22, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT



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king29.69%EN12/18/201618/12/2016
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Hank AaronEN80.75%
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Barack Obama said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Congratulations to @MLB for taking a stand on behalf of voting rights for all citizens,” “There’s no better way for America’s pastime to honor the great Hank Aaron, who always led by example” External link

patriotpost Monday, April 5, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, April 4, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Barack Obama added ( about Hank Aaron ) : "there's no better way for America's pastime to honor the great Hank Aaron, who always led by example" External link

fox10tv Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "It is a particularly appropriate location to honor Hank Aaron who is a revered and beloved former Milwaukeean," External link

foxnews Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the life of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

CBC Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

france24-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker told ( about Hank Aaron ) : “This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town,” External link

wftv Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "This is what Hank would have liked, even if it was his town," External link

startribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

gazette Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward" External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

wral Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” External link

wftv Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward" External link

startribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:26:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

japantoday Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

voanews Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

thegrio Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 2, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

theherald-news Friday, April 2, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season’s All-Star festivities,” “In addition, MLB’s planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly” External link

news4jax Friday, April 2, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Rob Manfred said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "We will continue with our plans to celebrate the memory of Hank Aaron during this season's All-Star festivities," "In addition, MLB's planned investments to support local communities in Atlanta as part of our All-Star legacy projects will move forward. We are finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly" External link

startribune Friday, April 2, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Offit said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron gets the vaccine. Two weeks later he dies of a stroke. Why? Because he was in his late 80s, and people in their late 80s can die of strokes," "The vaccine doesn't make you immortal" External link

medicalxpress Friday, January 29, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Jimmy Carter said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank and I both learned how to ski together,” “He skied fairly well. I was a little bit better than that on skis” External link

yourerie Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Jimmy Carter said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank and I both learned how to ski together,” “He skied fairly well. I was a little bit better than that on skis” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Clark said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron was a pioneer for social justice, civil rights, and the fight against racism who knew firsthand the importance of ensuring the game he loved was accessible to all," External link

fox5atlanta Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Hank Aaron said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country” “Aaron’s tragic death is part of a wave of suspicious deaths among elderly closely following administration of Covid vaccines,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron," External link

fox5atlanta Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

wsaw Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Snitker said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The reason I’m here today is because of Hank Aaron,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “How do we honor Hank Aaron? That’s what we’ve been trying to figure out for more than a year,” External link

al Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “People will want a picture taken next to Hank Aaron,” External link

al Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron lived a great life. He was not only a great baseball player, he was a great man. He did more to help people from his business profits than he did from baseball," External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "He learned to live without fear. That is the basis of courage," "This is a spiritual, the physical doesn't last forever. I think we are going to always remember Hank Aaron. You will not be able to go to that ballpark without going by and paying your respects to that wonderful statue" External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Laura and I are saddened by the passing of Hank Aaron. The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne. He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him. Henry Louis Aaron was a joyful man, a loving husband to Billye, and a proud father of six children who will deeply miss him. Laura and I send them our condolences and our thanks for sharing this great man with our country,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron lived a great life. He was not only a great baseball player, he was a great man. He did more to help people from his business profits than he did from baseball," External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Young said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "He learned to live without fear. That is the basis of courage," "This is a spiritual, the physical doesn't last forever. I think we are going to always remember Hank Aaron. You will not be able to go to that ballpark without going by and paying your respects to that wonderful statue" External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Barry Bonds said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "Hank Aaron thank you for everything you ever taught us, for being a trailblazer through adversity and setting an example for all of us African American ball players who came after you," External link

CBSnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Chipper Jones said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “I can’t imagine what Hank Aaron went through in his lifetime. He had every right to be angry or militant ... but never was. He spread his grace on everything and every one he came in contact with” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Rich McKay said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "When you look at icons of Atlanta and the sport of baseball, Hank Aaron is undoubtedly included in that group," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne,” “He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne,” “He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him” External link

seattlepi Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Darren Eales said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “To celebrate the incredible life and career of baseball legend Hank Aaron, we are proud to retire the No. 44 this season for our Atlanta United and ATLUTD 2 teams,” External link

al Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Morgan said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “By the time I saw Hank he was great at everything,” “He could run. He could throw. He was good enough to play centerfield. They put him in right field and he never left” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Morgan recalled ( about Hank Aaron ) : “A guy hits a homer and everything stops, and we’re all supposed to run around the field,” “Hank hit a ton of them. It was crazy. We did it for about two days and had to stop because it was killing us. My legs were sore for a week. It was an awful idea” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bob Hope said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank just handled it all so well, I mean you just have to say that he was the definition of the gentleman. and his kindness was remarkable, even with all the pressure on him,” “A child would walk up to him in a store and ask for an autograph, or people would stop and he would stop, and he would talk to them. It was just so stunning” External link

forbes Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Bob Hope said ( about Hank Aaron ) : “Hank’s number? Yes, I do,” External link

forbes Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Barry Bonds wrote ( about Hank Aaron ) : "I was lucky enough to spend time with Hank on several occasions during my career and have always had the deepest respect and admiration for all that he did on and off the field," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

George W Bush said ( about Hank Aaron ) : "The former Home Run King wasn’t handed his throne," "He grew up poor and faced racism as he worked to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Hank never let the hatred he faced consume him" External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, January 23, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT