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Hall of Fame Character Concerns Baseball Associated Press
Curt Schilling, pictured in 2007, is close to being elected to the Hall of Fame, but character issues could cost him.  (Kathy WillensSTF)

Off-field behavior weighs on Hall of Fame voters

Like many other baseball writers, C. Trent Rosecrans viewed the Hall of Fame vote as a labor of love. The ballot would arrive around the...

January 24, 2021 1:00 am

Obit Aaron Baseball Associated Press
Atlanta Braves employees place flowers next to a portrait of Hank Aaron outside Truist Park on Friday. Aaron, who broke Babe Ruth's career home run record while playing for the Braves in 1974, died Friday.  (John BazemoreSTF)

Greatness went beyond homers

ATLANTA – If anything, Hank Aaron was underappreciated for much of his unparalleled career.

January 23, 2021 1:00 am

Aaron Associated Press: Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd during Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 2013. Aaron died early Friday at age 86.

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA -- Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully...

January 22, 2021 11:32 am

Obit Aaron Baseball FILE - Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron smiles during a press conference at Atlanta Stadium, Ga., after the game in which he hit his 715th career home, in this April 8, 1974, file photo. With him is his wife Billye, partially obscured. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves, Aaron's longtime team, said he died peacefully in his sleep. No cause was given. (AP Photo/File) (BJ
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Reaction to the death of Hank Aaron

  Reaction to the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. He died Friday at the age of 86:

January 22, 2021 7:50 pm