Posts tagged: Hank Aaron

Rename the Braves in Honor of Hank Aaron? Great Idea!

A wonderful movement is afoot to rename baseball’s Atlanta Braves with a name that’s less racist and also honors the team’s greatest hero, the late ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron: The #Hammers …..

Hank Aaron and Larry King are Dead

Hank Aaron and Larry King had nothing in common, except for fame in their chosen fields. And now that both are dead, they have a second connection: Covid-19. Hank Aaron …..

Photo of Jackie Robinson in Dodgers uniform, shot from below, poised to swing

Jackie Robinson, Happy 100th Birthday!

Happy 100th birthday to Jackie Robinson, one of the true American heroes of the 20th century. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, a racist barrier so strange and …..

Hank Aaron Forgives Mark McGwire

Baseball great Hank Aaron says that Mark McGwire has asked for his forgiveness for using steroids — and Aaron has granted it: “I think that it’s wonderful that he did …..

75 Chimp-Lovin’ Years

Jane Goodall turns 75 today.She was born in 1934 — same as Hammerin’ Hank Aaron and Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.