The great Henry Aaron turns 79 today.
Ten Notes On Hank Aaron.
1. Fifty dollars. That is all that kept the New York Giants from teaming Willie Mays with Hank Aaron. Aaron was in the Negro Leagues. He was eighteen years old. He got offers from two teams the Giants and the Milwaukee Braves. The Braves were offering $50 more. Aaron signed with the Braves.
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