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Henry Louis Hank Aaron, best known as Hank Aaron, was a famous American baseball player in the 1950s – 1970s. He was born on February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama, in the United States. He became a famous player because of his achievement 755 times of home runs during his baseball matches. He broke Babe Ruth’s record which was outstanding since 1935. (Wikipedia).
Hank Aaron started his first professional career as a baseball player in1952. He was a short top player for a few months under the Indianapolis Clown of the Negro American League. His play was so amazing and it made the other league impressed on him and they would buy him to be the best player in the team. In 1953, he moved to the Minor League and then he got another offer to move again to Boston Braves of the National League in 1954. Then in 1956 he won the league and in 1957, Hank Aaron led his team named the league as Most Valuable Player.
Hank Aaron got many awards during his plays. Therefore; Most Valuable Player in 1957, Gold Glove Award in National League in 1958-1960, Player of the Month Award in 1959 and 1967, Sporting News Player of The Year Award in 1956 and 1963, Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982, Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002, Mickey and the Duke Award in 2013 and many other awards. All his hard work brought him to be a sportsman star with amazing achievements. As we know, Hank Aaron died on January 22, 2021 in his 86 age but until today he still has the most high home runs after Babe Ruth. Now, you have to read 23 quotes by the legend of baseball player, Hank Aaron:
“There wasn’t much white people would allow us to do in those days. You could be a schoolteacher or an athlete to get away from the manual labor and servant-type jobs, but there wasn’t much else they were going to allow you [to] do.” — Hank Aaron
“I don’t feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.” — Hank Aaron
“I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That’s when you’ve got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing’s a joke to me. I don’t feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.” — Hank Aaron
“I don’t want people to forget Babe Ruth. I just want them to remember Henry Aaron.” — Hank Aaron
“I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you’re inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you’ve never seen before. If they do, I’m still looking for it.” — Hank Aaron
“Failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it.” — Hank Aaron
“I am very proud to be an American. This country has so much potential, I’d just like to see things better, or whatever, and I think it will be.” — Hank Aaron
“Consistency is what counts; you have to be able to do things over and over again.” — Hank Aaron
People were not ready to accept me as a baseball player. The easiest part of that whole thing, chasing the Babe’s record, was playing the game itself. The hardest thing was after the game was over, dealing with the press. They could never understand.” — Hank Aaron
“[My father] didn’t make much money, and I tell a lot of people, you know, I was a vegetarian before people knew what a vegetarian was. That’s all I ate was vegetables.” — Hank Aaron
“I’m hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I’d be pulling for him.” — Hank Aaron
“I never thought we’d ever have a black president. President Obama has done such a tremendous job He just has been unable to get what he needs to be moved at the level it should be moved.” — Hank Aaron
“My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.” — Hank Aaron
“Didn’t come up here to read. Came up here to hit.” — Hank Aaron
“Whatever we do, make sure we clean up baseball.” — Hank Aaron
“Failure is a part of success.” — Hank Aaron
“There is no logical reason why girls shouldn’t play baseball. It’s not all that tough.” — Hank Aaron
“You know what the hardest thing is? What nobody wants to understand — is me. People want their memories of me to be my memories of me. But you know what? They’re not.” — Hank Aaron
“I’m not concerned about how I am perceived as a baseball player. I am concerned about how I am thought of as a human being.” — Hank Aaron
“You can only milk a cow so long, then you’re left holding the pail.” — Hank Aaron
“Last year, I was sort of a kid and I was a little scared, I ain’t scared any more.” — Hank Aaron
“I’ve tried a lot of things in the off-season, but the only thing I really know is baseball.” — Hank Aaron
“You may not think you’re going to make it. You may want to quit. But if you keep your eye on the ball, you can accomplish anything.” — Hank Aaron
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