Local baseball fans remember one of the greatest careers of the modern era.
More than anything, this take really stood out as EXCEPTIONAL on my social media feed . . .
"In 1976, Henry Aaron endured racism and death threats to step into history, hitting a career-best 755 homers. Others have questionably passed that. Aaron got to 755 steroid-free."
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The death of Henry Aaron, 86, leaves a tremendous void at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The man known as "Hammerin' Hank" was one of best sluggers in Major League Baseball history and a civil rights icon. Aaron is being remembered just as much for the way he handled himself off the field.