Hank Aaron714 and Beyond Author:Jerry Brondfield Babe Ruth's career record of 714 home runs seemed the most sacred in sports. Fans said it would never be approached, let alone broken. But suddenly Babe Ruth's unreachable record was in jeopardy. — Henry Aaron - Hammerin' Hank of the Atlanta Braves - not only had the mark in sight but was bearing down on it. And the entire sports world began t... more »o follow every moment of Hank Aaron's sensational assault on the magic 714.
All the drama, color, and suspense of Aaron's pursuit of Babe Ruth's 714 is excitingly told in this story. It includes all his records, every homer he ever hit, and the high spots of his life. And for extra measure there is also the homer-by-homer march of Babe Ruth.« less