Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

Home Run Hammer

Percy Leed


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Baseball legend Hank Aaron was a stand-out from the start. After playing in the Negro Leagues for less than a year, Aaron had Major League Baseball teams fighting to have him in their lineups. In 1954, he joined the Milwaukee Braves and started making history. Aaron shattered Babe Ruth's all-time home run record in 1974. Learn about the life of home run king Hammerin' Hank.


Percy Leed:
Percy Leed writes nonfiction books for children, covering topics from sports to science. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.