Aaron hit #1 in 1954 and #755 in 1976. His record was eventually “broken” by Barry Bonds in 2007. Aaron still holds the records for most career RBI (2,297), most career total bases (6,856) and most career extra base hits (1,477). After retiring as a player, Aaron became one of baseball’s first black executives, with the Atlanta Braves. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1982.
On April 8, 1974, Aaron hit # 715 to break Babe Ruth’s career record of 714. We are proud to say that Cuban Felo Ramirez was on the microphone calling it in Spanish. Felo also called Roberto Clemente’s 3,000th hit and Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series.