Autograph Of The Week : Hank Aaron

On May 10, 1967, Hank Aaron was playing in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jim Bunning left a fastball hanging over the plate and Aaron hit it deep into center field.

The outfield relay was thrown in hard, but Hank Aaron scored. This was Hank Aaron's first and ONLY inside the park home run and Baseball Almanac is honored to present his autograph!

"I don't want them (the fans) to forget (Babe) Ruth, I just want them to remember me." - Hall of Famer Hank Aaron (on hitting the record breaking career home run mark)
Autograph of the Week

2nd Week of May Recipient

Hank Aaron Autograph

Card
1991 Upper Deck

Card Number
24

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Baseball heroes tribute card.



Hank Aaron has one of the largest and most interesting quotations sections here at Baseball Almanac!

Seven-hundred fifty-five career home runs (tremendous power), two-hundred forty stolen bases (spectacular speed), and only one inside the park home run!

Did you know that 1999 was the first season that a Hank Aaron Award was issued? Do you know who won and what the award is all about?

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