#45 Hank Aaron

Sheesh.  I guess it is about time to hear about Hank Aaron. So, steering somewhat clear of the current racial unrest in America, and sticking to how the black athletes of my generation were able to navigate, the story of Hank Aaron is a great example of the times and the challenges. Yes, I canContinue reading “#45 Hank Aaron”

#2 Roger Maris

It was a race; A race like no other. From April to October of 1961, Roger Maris was in the race of his life. The race included some formidable opponents: It was a race against teammate Mickey Mantle to be the first to hit 61 home runs.  It was a race against a legend, BabeContinue reading “#2 Roger Maris”