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I Had a Hammer: the Hank Aaron Story
Written with Lonnie Wheeler, this book tells the story of Henry Aaron, the home-run king who surpassed Babe Ruth's record in 1974. Beginning with Aaron's childhood dreams of being a ballplayer in Mobile, Alabama and his signing with the Indianapolis Clowns in 1951, this book details his experiences with organized ball clubs, various owner, managers, coaches, and other ballplayers. He explains the injustices that he and the other non-white (Black and L...