Thursday, February 5, 2009

Happy Birthday to Hammerin' Hank

Hank Aaron is perhaps the greatest living baseball player. Today he turns 75 years old. The dignity and grace this man showed playing America's pastime was remarkable. Just think about all the shit he went through as he passed Babe Ruth's home run mark and that was in my lifetime (I was born in 1971 and he broke the record on April 8, 1974). Now we have President Barack Obama.

Happy Birthday to an American hero and a standard of class.