Hank Aaron Dies, Baseball Legend and MLB Hall of Famer Was 86

Hank Aaron Dies, Baseball Legend and MLB Hall of Famer Was 86
We've lost an iconic sports legend today as baseball great Hank Aaron has sadly passed away. Aaron reportedly died in his sleep, but a cause of death hasn't yet been announced. His passing was confirmed by the Atlanta Braves, with the MLB team stating they're "absolutely devastated" by the news and referring to Aaron as a "beacon for our organization." He was 86 years old

"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
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