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Hank Aaron

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Henry Louis Aaron (February 5, 1934 – January 22, 2021), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank", was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1954 through 1976. Widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players in history, he spent 21 seasons with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL). His 755 career home runs broke the long-standing MLB record set by Babe Ruth and stood as the most for 33 years; Aaron still holds many other MLB batting records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hank Aaron has received more than 5,432,153 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Hank Aaron is the 6th most popular baseball player (up from 7th in 2019), the 2,790th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,654th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Hank Aaron ranks 6 out of 70Before him are Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Sadaharu Oh. After him are Cy Young, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, and Yogi Berra.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Hank Aaron ranks 143Before him are Pierre Clastres, Tony Hoare, Dionigi Tettamanzi, Jean Chrétien, Tatiana Samoilova, and Viktor Gorbatko. After him are Lakhdar Brahimi, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, Cláudio Hummes, Ronald Inglehart, Mário de Araújo Cabral, and Franc Rode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hank Aaron ranks 2,790 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Coyote (1941), Leon Czolgosz (1873), Marie Tharp (1920), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Eric Schmidt (1955), and Fergie (1975). After him are Julie Newmar (1933), Fritz Leiber (1910), John de Lancie (1948), Horace Wells (1815), Robert Rossen (1908), and Irving Thalberg (1899).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Hank Aaron ranks 5Before him are Babe Ruth (1895), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Jackie Robinson (1919), and Lou Gehrig (1903). After him are Cy Young (1867), Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Sandy Koufax (1935).