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Hank Aaron, legendary baseball Hall of Famer who broke Babe Ruth’s home run record, dies at 86

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves say baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died at 86.

Aaron, who played 23 seasons, is the all-time leader in RBIs and second in career home runs with 755. He broke Babe Ruth’s home run mark in 1974.

Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron laughs during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets, April 8, 2014, in Atlanta. (David Goldman / AP)