On this day in 1974, Henry Louis Aaron blasted the 715th home run of his career, breaking Babe Ruth’s MLB record for career home runs. Things have changed a lot in 46 years, but the smile it brings while watching this never has. “What a marvelous moment for baseball, What a marvelous moment for Atlanta…
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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On this day in 1974 – Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron blasts a historic three-run home run against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jack Billingham on Opening Day. The home run is the 714th of Aaron’s career, tying him with the great Babe Ruth for the most in major league history.