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...been held since the meet's inception in 1983.2007 - San Francisco's Barry Bonds hits home run No. 756 to break Hank Aaron's storied record. Noticeably absent are commissioner Bud Selig and Aaron.2012 - Aly Raisman becomes the first U...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-07
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Today in sports history

...his 500th home run off San Francisco's Juan Marichal at Candlestick Park. Houston beats the Giants 8-6.1968 - Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off Mike McCormick as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2.1985 - Kathy Baker...

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Today in sports history

...off-track betting (OTB) system in the United States opens in New York City.1974 - In the home opener in Atlanta, Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's career record by hitting his 715th home run, connecting off Al Downing of Los Angeles in the fourth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-08/today-sports-history
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Today in Sports History

...home run during the San Francisco Giants' 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies to slip past Babe Ruth and pull in behind Hank Aaron and his long-standing record of 755.2007 - Duke has an almost unfathomable comeback fall short in a 12-11 loss...

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...the fellow with the ball do the fretting."- HANK AARON American baseball icon Hank Aaron, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank," is widely regarded...Mobile, Alabama, called "Down The Bay," Hank Aaron was the third of eight children born to Estella...

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Today In Sports History

...clinched the NL title, the first time since 1948 that the pennant wasn't decided in the season's final game.1957 - Hank Aaron's 11th-inning homer gave the Milwaukee Braves a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals and the NL pennant...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-23/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...form the first 40-homer trio on one team since the 1973 Atlanta Braves: Davey Johnson (43), Darrell Evans (41), Hank Aaron (40).2000 - At the Sydney Olympics, the U.S. men's basketball team escapes the humiliation of playing for a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-29/today-sports-history
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...in 1961. Ruth's lifetime total of 714 home runs at his retirement in 1935 was a record, until first surpassed by Hank Aaron in 1974. Unlike many power hitters, Ruth also hit for average: his .342 lifetime batting is tenth highest in baseball...

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Griffey: Chasing Hank Aaron?

PEORIA, Ariz. - If Ken Griffey Jr. plays 10 more seasons, he has a good chance to break Hank Aaron's all-time career home run record of 755, Seattle Mariners manager Lou Piniella says. ``Junior's got 350,'' Piniella...

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The Day In Sports History

...his 500th home run off San Francisco's Juan Marichal at Candlestick Park. Houston beats the Giants 8-6.1968 - Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off Mike McCormick as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2.1985 - Kathy Baker...

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