Hank Aaron, who hit 755 home runs in the second place in the major leagues, died on the 22nd.
I was 86 years old.
Aaron made his debut in the Braves in 1954 and has been one of the leading home run batters in the major leagues, hitting more than 30 home runs for seven consecutive years.
In 1974, he broke the record by surpassing Babe Ruth's 714 record, which was the most home run record at the time, and increased the record to 755 by the time he retired at the age of 42 in 1976.
Mr. Aaron's home run record was No. 1 in history for 33 years until Barry Bonds broke it in 2007, and in 1977, giant Sadaharu Oh hit the 756th home run in total, surpassing Mr. Aaron in Japanese professional baseball. It became a big topic.
Aaron has a batting average of 30% and 5 RBIs, 755 home runs and 2297 RBIs in the major leagues, and is still the number one in the history of the major leagues.
After retiring, he was selected for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982, and his uniform number 44 has been permanently retired from his Braves and Brewers.
Mr. Aaron announced that he had been vaccinated against the new coronavirus on January 5, and he was showing a healthy appearance by calling for vaccination widely, but according to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, he died on the 22nd at the age of 86. It means that.