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Hank Aaron

1934 - 2021

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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 and designated hitter who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1954 through 1976. Considered 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). At the time of his retirement, Aaron held most of the game's key career power-hitting records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hank Aaron has received more than 7,230,039 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Hank Aaron is the 6th most popular baseball player, the 2,494th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,789th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Hank Aaron ranks 6 out of 74Before him are Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Sadaharu Oh. After him are Cy Young, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, and Yogi Berra.

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Among people born in 1934, Hank Aaron ranks 123Before him are Laila Halme, Frankie Valli, Mohamed Ennaceur, Lakhdar Brahimi, Tatiana Samoilova, and Rue McClanahan. After him are Rossana Podestà, Kate Millett, Ronald Inglehart, Claude Zidi, Masao Uchino, and Claude Berri. Among people deceased in 2021, Hank Aaron ranks 178Before him are Michael Apted, Bronius Kutavičius, Pilar Bardem, Vladimir Menshov, Charles Grodin, and Robert Downey Sr.. After him are Dani Karavan, Charles Konan Banny, Ronald Inglehart, Jaan Kaplinski, Mario Camus, and Rodney Alcala.

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Among people born in United States, Hank Aaron ranks 2,494 out of 18,182Before him are Ellen Barkin (1954), Laurie Holden (1969), John McTiernan (1951), Peter Coyote (1941), Ellen Pompeo (1969), and Charles Durning (1923). After him are Raymond Franz (1922), Chubby Checker (1941), Peter Graves (1926), Gloria Foster (1933), Paul Sorvino (1939), and Piper Laurie (1932).

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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), Ted Williams (1918), Ty Cobb (1886), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Barry Bonds (1964).

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