The tragic news has just reached us that Hank Aaron has passed away.
Here's the full story...
The news has been confirmed that Aaron, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, has died.
He was eighty-six-years-old.
Aaron made his MLB debut when he was only twenty, launching a twenty-three-year career that would go down in the record books...
And during his legendary career, he made twenty-five All-Star teams and won the NL MVP in 1957.
He retired from playing in 1976 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 1982.
Among his many career highlights was a World Series victory in 1957, the same year he won National League MVP.
He also won 3 Gold Gloves, 2 NL batting titles, and led the NL in home runs in 4 separate years.
His daughter was the one who confirmed his tragic death to WSB-TV in Atlanta...
And she revealed that he passed away in the early hours of this morning.
Rest in Peace, Hank Aaron.
This is a breaking news story. Make sure to stay posted for updates on this developing story.