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Hank Aaron, Baseball Legend

September TeaserHank Louis Aaron, popularly known as Hammer, or Hammerin’ Hank, was born in Mobile Alabama. His parents, Estella and Herbert Aaron had eight children in all, among whom Hank and his brother Tommie both joined the MLB and pursued their professional league baseball careers. Hank had a short spell playing…

Three's a CrowdBaseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years
an article from Yahoo! Sports

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.

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Mel OttVote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC

We're updating our members' pages by adding live video of their 500th home run. Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC member now. A new winner voted in each month. To view the video go to the member's link at the bottom of their page.

Mel Ott, 500 HRC member won this month's poll. Thanks for voting!


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Barry BondsClosing the Window
an article from SportsonEarth.com

Over the weekend, the Baseball Hall of Fame admitted a problem with its current structure and voting rules.

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Milestone Video Winner

Mel OttMel Ott

July's Home Run Milestone winner is 500 HRC member Mel Ott.

Mel debuted in the Major Leagues on April 27, 1926 at the age of 17, for the New York Giants. He hit his 500th home run in 1945 making him the first National League player to reach the 500 home run milestone. Ott hit his 511th home run in 1946 and retired in 1947.

For more information on Mel Ott visit his member's page here.

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500 (4) - Albert Pujols
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Member HR Milestone Video Poll 08/01/2014
 

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