Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron passed away early Friday, Jan. 22. He was 86. The family did not reveal a cause of death.
Born Henry Louis Aaron in Mobile, Alabama, the 25-time All-Star was best known for breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record with his 715th home run.
The scene of Aaron being mobbed by fans as he rounded the bases remains an iconic moments in Major League Baseball history.
The original fence and wall where Aaron's 715th home run landed still stands in the same spot in the parking lot of Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia.
Aaron ended his remarkable career with 755 career home runs. His record was surpassed by San Francisco Giants legend Barry Bonds, who was suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs.
Aaron, pictured with his wife Billye in 2019, still holds several MLB offensive records. The Sporting News ranked Aaron fifth on its "100 Greatest Baseball Players" list.
After retiring from baseball, he served as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.
In 1982, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Aaron is survived by his wife Billye Suber Williams and six children.