Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Dies at Age 86

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MLB Hall of Fame player and home run legend Hank Aaron died Friday morning at the age of 86. 

Aaron was a 25-time All-Star who played in MLB from 1954-76 led the Atlanta Braves to a World Series title in 1957. He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1982. 

He famously passed Babe Ruth on the home run leaderboard in 1974 with his 715th homer. Aaron finished his carer with 755 home runs. A record that stood fro 31 years until broken by Barry Bonds in 2007. 

Hank Aaron was also the first player in MLB history to reach 500 home runs and record 3,000 hits. 

Rest in Peace Hank Aaron. 

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