The greatest home run hitter in baseball history recounts his life, from his poor beginnings in Alabama and his job with the Negro American League to his post-baseball career as a spokesman for the advancement of African Americans.
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Book Description Harpercollins, New York, NY, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new dust jacket. 0060163216 New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 333 p. Audience: General/trade; General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0010189
Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Henry Aaron left his mark on the world by breaking Babe Ruth's record for home runs. But the world has also left its mark on him. "Hammering Hank" Aaron's story is one that tells us much about baseball, naturally, but also about our times. His unique, poignant life has made him a symbol for much of the social history of twentieth-century America. Raised during the Depression in the Deep South enclave of Mobile, Alabama, Aaron broke into professional baseball as a cross-handed slugger and shortstop for the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League. A year later, he and a few others had the unforgettable mission of integrating the South Atlantic League. A year after that, he was a timid rookie leftfielder for the Milwaukee Braves, for whom he became a World Series hero in 1957 as well as the Most Valuable Player of the National League. Aaron found himself back in the South when the Braves moved to Atlanta in 1965. Nine years later, in the heat of hatred and controversy, he hit his 715th home run to break Ruth's and baseball's most cherished record--a feat that was recently voted the greatest moment in baseball history. That year, Aaron received over 900,000 pieces of mail, many of them vicious and racially charged. In a career that may be the most consistent baseball has ever seen. Aaron also set all-time records for total bases and RBIs. He ended his playing days by spending two nostalgic seasons back in Milwaukee with the Brewers, then embar. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060163216
Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. Bookseller Inventory # 1309180007
Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060163216
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060163216
Book Description U.S.A.: Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Stated first edition of Hank Aaron's autobiography. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476983060689
Book Description HarperCollins, Scranton, PA, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Stated First Edition, 1st printing. New hardcover in new dustjacket. Gift quality. Pages clean & tight.333 pages plus introduction. Lots of b&w photos. Autobiography of the famous baseball player. Bookseller Inventory # 53919
Book Description Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Hank Aaron left tis mark on the world by breaking Babe Ruth's record for home runs. But the world has also left its mark on him.". Bookseller Inventory # 17905
Book Description HarperCollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060163216