up-to-date biography of Henry Aaron, quiet superstar. by Albert Hirshberg

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Published by Putnam in New York .

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  • Aaron, Hank, 1934- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aaron, Hank, 1934-,
  • Baseball -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Baseball players.

About the Edition

A biography of the baseball player who displaced Babe Ruth as the hitter with the greatest number of career home runs.

Edition Notes

Published in 1969 under title: Henry Aaron; quiet superstar.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.A25 H5 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5071342M
ISBN 100399204245, 0399609156
LC Control Number74080656

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Joseph Reichler, Baseball's Great Moments () covers the two highlights of Aaron's career--when he struck his 3,th hit and when he broke the homer record. Henry Aaron was born in Mobile in Februaryone of several children of Herbert and Stella Aaron. Herbert Aaron was a quiet, cautious man, and his demeanor certainly influenced young Henry.

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He is the Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, where he has been employed since He served as director of the program from through this book is really more than a biography, the story of how race relations continued to influence baseball -- and vice versa -- beyond jackie robinson.

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pp. Albert Aaron: Quiet From ""humble beginnings on the wrong side of the tracks"" in Mobile through the good years in Milwaukee and the still strong seasons in Atlanta as King Henry, Aaron has been a man to watch. Here his elusive personality is scratched at&#;those imaginary conversations with Musial and other early uneasy interviews&#;but mostly it's how he accumulated all those records.

A little on racial. Henry Louis Aaron had to wait longer for recognition than any superstar in baseball history. Born in Mobile, Ala., inhe was the last great star of the Negro Leagues, where he had to perform Har.

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In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron's reputation has only grown in magnitude: he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) Free shipping over $ Henry Louis Aaron (Hank) Aaron Date of Birth: February 5, (the day before Babe Ruth turned 39).

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States Date. Circumstances of Death: Living Early Life: The second of nine of Herbert and Estella Aaron’s, he weighed just 2 and 1/4 pounds at birth.

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Book Description: In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry (Hank) Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude. But his influence extends beyond statistics, and at long last here is the first definitive biography of one of baseball’s immortal figures.

An eye-opening biography of the Braves’ outfielder, the real home-run king. Though he retired as the all-time leader in RBIs and total bases, Henry Aaron was “never supposed to be the guy” who ran down the game’s most cherished record: Babe Ruth’s career home runs.

And bittersweet is the term that kept coming to mind as I read Howard Bryant's new biography of Henry Aaron. At over pages, the book sets out very deliberately to clarify the enigma that is and always has been Hammerin' Hank, the greatest pure run producer the game has ever known, and yet a man strangely at the margins of baseball's pantheon.

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Ina biography of Aaron by Howard Bryant ("The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron"), revealed that the two baseball greats did not enjoy a friendly relationship, either before or after Aaron. 2 Henry Louis Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama, on February 5, in the middle of the Great Depression.

Jobs didn't pay very well for the average person, but Hank's father was able to raise his family of five on $ a week as a boilermaker's assistant.

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