Hank Aaron is the best home run hitter in the history of Major League Baseball. Aaron is best known for setting the home run record for most in a career. Throughout his career, Hank hit 755 home runs, the most ever by anybody.
Aaron began his baseball career while living in Mobile, Alabama. In high school, he played shortstop and third base and was an outstanding hitter. Before Aaron's 15th birthday he was already playing with a semi-pro team. On June 14, 1952 Aaron was acquired by the Boston Braves.
Aaron's success in the major leagues is simply remarkable. He won one World Series ring with the Braves, the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1957, earned three Gold Glove Awards, and made 22 All-Star appearances. Hank also owns the career records for most runs batted in, extra base hits, and total bases.
Aaron's all time home run record of 755 home runs is still active today. Hank Aaron is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He also has an autobiography out, titled "I Had A Hammer." Aaron is still involved with baseball today. He is presently a corporate vice president of community relations with Turner Broadcasting.