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Baseball gathers behind home plate to honor Hammerin' Hank

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker choked back tears as he remembered Hank Aaron’s affection for those who didn’t possess his unparalleled talent on the baseball field. During his post-playing...

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Hank Aaron's death saddens sports world: 'We lost a legend'

Hank Aaron was an important figure in not only baseball but the sports world, as well, and it was no surprise that his death affected so many Friday.

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Hall of Famer, former home run king Hank Aaron dies at 86

The longtime Braves star is one of baseball's defining legends. He overcame ugly racism and threats to pass Babe Ruth on the all-time home run list.