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On this date in 1974… with his first swing of the new season, Hank Aaron hits the 714th HR of his career bringing him even with Babe Ruth as MLB’s all-time home run hitter.

“I never wanted them to forget Babe Ruth,” Aaron said. “I just wanted them to remember Henry Aaron.”

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