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Created by:
United Press International, American, founded 1907  Search this
Subject of:
Hank Aaron, American, 1934 - 2021  Search this
toner on paper
H x W: 8 1/8 x 10 in. (20.6 x 25.4 cm)
photomechanical prints
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
April 8, 1974
A black and white photomechanical print of Hank Aaron hugging his mother and clutching a baseball after hitting his record-breaking 715th home run. A caption on the right gives information about the subject, date, and game that the photograph captures. The caption reads: [AJEX040804 - 4/8/74 - Atlanta: Hank Aaron is hugged by his mother after the Atlanta Braves Slugger hit his record breaking 715th home run [illegible] Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Al Downing in the 4th Inning [illegible] 715th home run ball is held to the right. (UPI) jls/pc.]
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
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Restrictions & Rights:
© 1974 United Press International
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture