Celebrate Hank Aaron's 81st birthday by reliving his Hall of Fame induction speech
On Aaron's 81st b-day, relive his Hall of Fame speech
What is there to say about Mr. Henry Louis Aaron that hasn't been said? He's MLB's all-time leader in RBIs and total bases, his 755 home runs is second all-time and he was an All-Star in every one of his 23 MLB seasons except the first and last. In 1974, he passed Babe Ruth as MLB's home run king with this famous shot:
It's nearly impossible to come up with a fitting birthday celebration for that kind of MLB legend, so perhaps it's best to simply let Aaron himself take it away.
As Aaron turns 81 years old Thursday, relive his Hall Of Fame induction speech from 1982: