Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron’s record breaking home run

Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s record:

 

Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth’s record (Milo Hamilton calls it for the Braves):

 

Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth’s record (Vin Scully calls it for the Dodgers):

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Milestones galore through the first nine games today

If you weren’t sure, baseball is definitely back, and the players are crushing it! We already have some notable home runs through today’s first nine games:

  • HEEEEEE’S BAAAAACK:¬†Red Sox outfielder Grady Sizemore made his major league return, starting in center field in his first regular season game since September 22, 2011. Sizemore went 2-4 in the loss to Baltimore, including his first regular season home run since July 15, 2011 also against the Orioles.
  • GRAND OLD TIME:¬†Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins hit his 200th career home run in a 14-10 slugfest win over the Rangers. With two out in the second inning, Rollins crushed a grand slam home run off Texas starter Tanner Scheppers to give Philadelphia the 6-0 lead. According to ESPN:

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Two games, two home runs: Opening Series 2014

Credit: Major League Baseball

Welcome back baseball! With the Dodgers-Diamondbacks Opening Series doubleheader in Australia, we have our first two home runs of the 2014 regular season.

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Happy New Year! A look back at the 20 longest home runs of 2013.

I found this great video highlight on YouTube the other day. Got some HUGE homers on this.