[ KINDLE ] ✽ I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story Autor Hank Aaron – Islecook.co.uk

I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story The Man Who Shattered Babe Ruth S Lifetime Home Run Record, Henry Hammering Hank Aaron Left His Indelible Mark On Professional Baseball And The World But The World Also Left Its Mark On HimI Had A Hammer Is Much Than The Intimate Autobiography Of One Of The Greatest Names In Pro Sportsit Is A Fascinating Social History Of Twentieth Century America With Courage And Candor, Aaron Recalls His Struggles And Triumphs In An Atmosphere Of Virulent Racism He Relives The Breathtaking Moment When, In The Heat Of Hatred And Controversy, He Hit His Th Home Run To Break Ruth S Cherished Recordan Accomplishment For Which Aaron Received Than , Letters, Many Of Them Vicious And Racially Charged And His Story Continues Through The Remainder Of His Milestone Setting, Barrier Smashing Career As A Player And, Later, Atlanta Braves Executiveoffering An Eye Opening And Unforgettable Portrait Of An Incomparable Athlete, His Sport, His Epoch, And His World

7 thoughts on “I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story

  1. says:

    The book is a must read It shows Aaron fight against prejustice to evenutually break a record that he would be scorned and have his life threatend before he could break it Also his triumph of breaking Babe Ruth s all time career home run record also winning in a white man s world.

  2. says:

    If you are a baseball fan, of any age, this is the ultimate book by one of the greatest to play the game Hank Aaron is a true American hero, and this book gives quite a bit of information on his early days and his struggles both on and off the field This country needs heroes like Hank Aaron.

  3. says:

    As a youngster in Milwaukee, I was privileged to see him break into the Majors Great insights on his unique hitting approach, and his evolution from a line drive hitter who wanted to hit.400 for a season to a home run hitter who did not aim for tape measure distance finally culminating in his pursuit of Babe Ruth s career record Lots of stories and insights about te

  4. says:

    If you read this you will understand why Hank did what he did Its a fascinating look into the past I had no idea from just watching TV Hank Aaron is an American icon.

  5. says:

    Great Aaron book, but there s as much about racism as there is about baseball.

  6. says:

    I ordered this book as Hardback First Efition I received a paperback edition in poor quality It smelled terrible, musty and the pages fell out as I opened it up NOT what I ordered Severely disappointed.

  7. says:

    Great quality book Great read as well

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