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Baseball Legend Makes Major Push For Dem In High-Stakes Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Baseball legend Hank Aaron sent an email to supporters of Democrat Michelle Nunn, who's running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. In a Wednesday emai...

Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Compares Obama's GOP Opposition To KKK

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron thinks President Barack Obama's Republican detractors aren't too far off from the individuals who threatened him as ...

Richard Sherman Has MLB Legend's Support

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Baseball legend Hank Aaron is on Team Richard Sherman. With Sherman receiving heavy criticism for his high-volume postgame rant following Seattle'...

Atlanta's Turner Field Is Dying -- And American Sanity Is Dying With It

Will Bunch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Will Bunch

The news that the Braves plan to abandon it is simply stunning. What happened? The Braves say they want to be closer to their real fan base in the affluent northern suburbs, and hey, that's capitalism, I guess. Except here's the thing: It's not.

Hank Aaron Burglarized

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police are investigating the burglary of baseball great Hank Aaron's Atlanta home while he and his wife Billye were away. A police...

BRACKET: All-Time Home Run Derby

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Babe Ruth never did. Neither did Hank Aaron. The same goes for Jimmie Foxx. None of those baseball legends managed to hit 37 home runs before the All-...

Baseball: America's Game?

David Aronchick | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

When I was a kid, baseball was America's game. My memories linger around visions of classic summertime Americana; hot dogs on the grill, cold beer (or in my case Coca-Cola), sweet apple pie, and Vin Scully on the call from Dodger Stadium.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Pittsburgh wide receiver Mike Wallace jumps to Miami. Veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez will return for another season in Atlanta.

Next Up To Bat? Motivation -- Function 3 Of Management

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

The desire to win, the direction taken to make it so, comes from within and it is achievable.

'Natural' Director Sets Hank Aaron Biopic

Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

Hank Aaron never blew up a light tower with one of his home runs, but that doesn't preclude him from the Hollywood treatment. Variety reports that Aar...

Baseball, Values, and Justice

Jess Coleman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Sports is about putting all sorts of people in the spotlight. It's about proving that you don't need a fancy degree or rich father to catapult yourself to fame -- you just need talent and a good attitude.

Hitting a Home Run at the Oscars -- Past and Present

Pat Mitchell | Posted 04.18.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

In 1995, I was heading up the documentary division of Turner Broadcasting. One of the docs that I commissioned and executive produced was nominated for an Oscar and I attended with Hank Aaron and his wife...

Role Models or Felons?

Colin Curran | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Colin Curran

With so many baseball players using performance-enhancing drugs, the integrity of the game is compromised. The players who take drugs negatively affect the players who play the game without cheating.

Baseball's Error: No Marvin Miller in the Hall of Fame

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Forget steroids. Forget Frank McCourt's mismanagement of the Dodgers. The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude.

Hank Aaron Gets Honorary Princeton Degree

AP | Posted 07.31.2011 | College

PRINCETON, N.J. — Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron can add an honorary degree from Princeton University to his trophy case. The former home ru...

Hank Aaron Discusses Barry Bonds

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Hank Aaron says he's saddened by news involving Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds, both facing trial next spring and accused of lying abo...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With baseball great Hank Aaron among those on hand, a statue of Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig was unveiled outside Miller Park in Milwaukee. Selig used to own the Brewers.

Civil Rights Game: Where Have You Gone Jackie Robinson? Inequality Still Hampers Americas' Favorite Pastime.....

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

Few athletic stars today fear taking stands because of the potential ridicule and societal backlash. If pioneers of the past were afraid of the establishment would such celebrations like the Civil Rights Game be possible today?

Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, And "Cooperative" Biographies

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Once again, it's Willie Mays vs. Hank Aaron. This time, in the book world....

Beyond Fallen Sports Idols: Let's Celebrate the Giving Life

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dan Siegel

Rather than dwelling on the shortcomings of our athletic heroes fed by the "build them up, tear them down" media culture, perhaps we should celebrate those stars who can inspire our children to also give of themselves to others.

In Choosing Souter's Replacement, Obama Should Follow the Lead of... George W. Bush?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If George W. Bush was able to influence the Court for the next 20 years, Obama certainly should do the same.