- He was born on February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama
- When baseball enthusiasts think about the history of the game and try to pick the most outstanding player of all time, Hank Aaron is usually named along with Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb.
- In at least one way, Aaron surpassed other players: he holds the all-time home run record of .755.
- He finished his career with a lifetime batting average of .310 and 2,002 runs batted in.
- His first organized playing was in black league, and his first team was the Black Bears.
- He is currently 74.