"His incredible talent and resolve helped him achieve the highest accomplishments, yet he never lost his humble nature," the team added. "Henry Louis Aaron wasn't just our icon, but one across Major League Baseball and around the world. His success on the diamond was matched only by his business accomplishments off the field and capped by his extraordinary philanthropic efforts."
Hank Aaron was born on Feb. 5, 1934. Taking an early interest in professional baseball, Aaron had his first MLB tryout for the Brooklyn Dodgers at the age