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Henry Louis Aaron was born on the 5th February, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. He is a former baseball player, rated in the top five of all time, as Hank holds the record for RBIs (2,297), total bases (6856) and hits of more than one base (1477). His 3771 career hits is the third highest total in history after Pete Rose and Ty Cobb. Hank Aaron is one of five players to have hit a home run over the fence of the center field at the Polo grounds in New York. Hank Aaron was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. He played baseball professionally from 1954 to 1976.

How much is the net worth of Hank Aaron? It has been estimated by sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $25 million, as of the data given in mid-2016.

Hank Aaron Net Worth $25 Million

Firstly, Aaron began his professional playing career in the Negro League with the Black Bears of Mobile Alabama. He then joined the Clowns of Indianapolis in 1952. Following this, he left the Negro League and signed for the club of the Boston Braves School in Jacksonville in the South Atlantic League. playing in the position of second baseman.

Aaron then made his debut in the Major League on 13th April 1954 in a game for the Milwaukee Braves against Joe Nuxhall’s Cincinnati Reds. On 15th April, he made his first hit against Vic Rashi. On 23rd April, he hit his first home run, also against Vic Rashi. He finished his first season with an average of .280, 69 RBIs and 13 home runs. In 1955, he was selected for the All-Star team, then in 1956, he led the National League in batting average with 200 hits in 609 at-bats. In 1957, he won his only MVP award as the best player in the National League, being ranked first in home runs and RBIs. In 1959, he hit three home runs in one game for the only time in his career.

Continuing, Aaron made his 3000th hit, being only 36 years, becoming the only player (at that time) to make 3,000 hits and 500 home runs. On the 27th April 1971 Aaron made his 600th home run. In 1972, he made his 2,000th RBI. Aaron then approached Babe Ruth’s record, and received a large number of racist and violent letters, but still during the 1974 season he tied the record against the Cincinnati Reds, and then hit his 715th home run against Al Downing of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the all-time records, and finished the season with 733 homers. Between 1974 and 1975 he was acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers which were at the time a franchise of the AHL. Aaron was able to prolong his career as a designated hitter in the city where he began his career. During the last two seasons, he hit 10 and 12 homers to finish his career with 755, a record that wasn’t beaten until 7th August 2007 by Barry Bonds.

During his career Hank achieved many career highlights and awards. He is in the list of 100 Greatest African Americans, received the Presidential Citizens Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom among many others. More, he launched the Hank Aaron Award in 1999, for the best offensive player in MLB.

Since his retirement from playing, Hank has served in several executive and developmental positions for the Atlanta Braves.

Finally, in his personal life, Hank Aaron has been married to Billye Aaron since 1973 – they have one child. He was previously married to Barbara Lucas(1953-71), with whom he has five children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 5, 1934
Birth place: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Height:6' (1.83 m)
Profession:Baseball player
Education:Central High School, Josephine Allen Institute
Nationality:American
Spouse:Billye Aaron (m. 1973-), Barbara Lucas (1953-71)
Parents:Herbert Aaron, Sr. and Estella Aaron (Pritchett)
Awards:25× All-Star (1955–1975), World Series champion (1957), NL MVP (1957), Gold Glove Award (1958–1960), NL batting champion (1956 (1956), 1959)
Nominations:2010 Georgia Trustee by the Georgia Historical Society, Jefferson Awards for Public Service, Major League Baseball All-Century Team, Hank Aaron Award, Baseball Hall of Fame (1982)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He earned $240,000 in 1976 playing for the Milwaukee Brewers.
2Reached his lifetime total of 755 home runs without ever hitting 50 in a single season. His highest single season total was 47 in 1971. He hit his jersey number - 44 - four times - in 1957, 1963, 1966, and 1969.
3Made major league debut on 13 April 1954.
4Hit home run #400 off Bo Belinsky.
5Hit a home run (a grand slam to boot) into the center field bleachers at New York's Polo Grounds against the Mets on June 18, 1962, becoming only the third player ever to do so and one day after Lou Brock accomplished the same feat.
6Of the 16,000+ men who have played in the major leagues, his name is alphabetically first.
7Atlanta Braves All-Time Sacrifice Flies Leader (113).
8Atlanta Braves All-Time Times on Base Leader (4,928).
9Atlanta Braves All-Time Extra-Base Hits Leader (1,429).
10Besides ranking 1st on the all-time home run list with 755, he also ranks 3rd on the list of all-time hits with 3771. He is also one of only 3 players to collect both 3000 hits and 500 home runs in a career.
11Member of 1957 World Series Champion Milwaukee Braves team. Member of 1958 National League Champion Milwaukee Braves team. Member of 1969 National League Western Division Champion Atlanta Braves team.
12Atlanta Braves Career Slugging Percentage Leader(.567).
13Atlanta Braves Career Total Bases Leader(6,591).
14Atlanta Braves Career RBI Leader(2,202).
15Atlanta Braves Career Homerun Leader(733).
16Atlanta Braves Career Doubles Leader(600).
17Atlanta Braves Career Hits Leader(3,600).
18Atlanta Braves Career Runs Leader(2,107).
19Atlanta Braves Career At Bats Leader(11,628).
20Atlanta Braves Career Games Played Leader(3,076).
21It needs to be mentioned that when Aaron finally mentioned the hate mail publicly he was receiving concerning his run for the career home run record, he was immediately flooded with supportive fan mail from all over which eventually far outnumbered the negative letters. Among his supporters included Babe Ruth's widow who publicly denounced Aaron's hecklers and stated that her husband would have enthusiastically cheered on Aaron's attempt at the record.
22Was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having received the most "fan" mail sent during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's homerun record in 1974. Unfortunately most of the mail was negative.
23Achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout in the Mobile, Alabama Boy Scouts.
24While Hank Aaron is proud of his home run record, he prefers to be known for his all time record for the highest number of total bases scored, which he always has regarded to be a more accurate measure of his contribution to the team.
25Outfielder for the National League's Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1954-1974) and the American League's Milwaukee Brewers (1975-1976). Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1982.


Quotes

#Quote
1You got to play 150 games a year, so pick your spots. You can miss two games a month; so pick the days you're gonna be hurt, or you're gonna rest or you're gonna have a drink or two. The rest of the time, be on that field.
2Roger Maris lost his hair the season he hit 61; I still have all my hair, but when it's over, I'm going home to Mobile and fish for a long time.
3I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.
4In baseball, there is something electrifying about the big leagues. I had read so much about [Stan Musial], [Ted Williams], [Jackie Robinson]. I had put those guys on a pedestal. They were something special. I really thought they put their pants on different, rather than one leg at a time.
5I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
6I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn't throw it past me, none of them.
7I don't want them to forget [Babe Ruth], I just want them to remember me!
8Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is 80% of being a successful hitter. The other 20% is just execution.
9I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.
10I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it.
11I have always felt that although someone may defeat me, and I strike out in a ball game, the pitcher on the particular day was the best player. But I know when I see him again, I'm going to be ready for his curve ball. Failure is a part of success.
12You can only milk a cow so long, and then you're left holding the pail.
13It took me 17 years to get 3000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Touched by an Angel2001TV SeriesHank Aaron
Mr. Belvedere1989TV SeriesHank Aaron
MacGyver1987TV SeriesHank Aaron
The Incredible Ida Early1987TV MovieHank Aaron
Happy Days1980TV SeriesHank Aaron

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream1995Documentary consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
422013the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302016TV Series documentaryHimself
The Hammer of Hank Aaron2015DocumentaryHimself
Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHimself (in pre-taped segment)
Prime 92009TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
2004 World Series2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Crowd Member
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
Pete Rose on Trial2003TV Movie documentaryHank Aaron
2002 MLB All-Star Game2002TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial 1st Pitch
Futurama2002TV SeriesHimself / Hank Aaron XXIV
Jim Brown: All American2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (MLB, Hall of Famer)
Summer Catch2001Himself
When It Was a Game 32000TV Movie documentaryHimself
2000 MLB All-Star Game2000TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial 1st Pitch
The Remarkable Journey2000TV SeriesHimself
ABC 2000: The Millennium1999TV Movie documentary
Arli$$1997TV SeriesHimself
American Dreamers1996TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995TV SeriesHimself
Dramatic Moments in Black Sports History1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993TV SeriesHimself
Clash of the Champions XX: 20th Anniversary1992TV MovieHimself
Baseball's Record Breakers1991VideoHimself
1991 MLB All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself - NL Honorary Captain
Baseball's Greatest Moments1991VideoHimself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Liberty Weekend1986TV Special documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1986TV SeriesHimself
Greats of the Game1985TV SeriesGuest
1983 Cracker Jack Oldtimer's Baseball Classic1983TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America1978TV SeriesHimself
The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry!1977TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1977TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala1977TV MovieHimself
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe Garagiola1976TV SpecialHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1975TV SeriesHimself
1975 MLB All-Star Game1975TV SpecialHimself - AL Designated Hitter
Tony Orlando and Dawn1975TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1974TV SeriesHank Aaron
1974 MLB All-Star Game1974TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
The Dean Martin Show1974TV SeriesHimself
Flip1973TV SeriesHimself
1973 MLB All-Star Game1973TV SpecialHimself - NL First Baseman
Braves TBS Baseball1973TV SeriesHimself - Analyst
1972 MLB All-Star Game1972TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1971 MLB All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1970 MLB All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1969 National League Championship Series1969TV SeriesHimself - Atlanta Braves Right Fielder
1969 MLB All-Star Game1969TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1968 MLB All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder
1966 MLB All-Star Game1966TV SpecialHimself - NL Left Fielder
1965 MLB All-Star Game1965TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1964 MLB All-Star Game1964TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder
1963 MLB All-Star Game1963TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1961 MLB All-Star Game1961TV SpecialHimself - NL pinch-hitter
Home Run Derby1960TV SeriesHimself
1958 World Series1958TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Milwaukee Braves Right Fielder / Himself - Milwaukee Braves Center Fielder / Right Fielder
The Ed Sullivan Show1956-1958TV SeriesHimself
1958 MLB All-Star Game1958TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1957 World Series1957TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Milwaukee Braves Center Fielder
Captain Kangaroo1957TV SeriesHimself
1957 MLB All-Star Game1957TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1956 MLB All-Star Game1956TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder
1955 MLB All-Star Game1955TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MLB Network Presents2016TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Baseball2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Bigger Stronger Faster*2008DocumentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Costas Now2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Player
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Player
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream1995DocumentaryHimself
When It Was a Game 21992TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself
When It Was a Game1991TV Movie documentaryHimself

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