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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

A Look Back at Some Notable Losses of 2021

 

December 30, 2021

HANK AARON

Each New Year it seems only appropriate to remember the noteworthy lives lost the previous year. At the Telegram, we look back at these exceptional lives and recall the contributions they made.

January brought sports fans the news of the death of National Baseball Hall of Famer Henry L. "Hank" Aaron. Born in Mobile, Alabama, Aaron began his baseball career playing in the Negro Leagues and minor league teams, eventually receiving two offers from Major League Baseball teams, one from the New York Giants and one from the Boston Braves. Aaron debuted with the Braves in 1954 after the team...



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