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Very revealing book. It not only speaks to the home run record and the man, but the times in which he played. The view of Americans in so doing. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Glen
Hank Aaron broke a record that many thought was unbreakable. Furthermore, he broke a record set by a national treasure. Read morePublished on May 28, 2012 by JMack
A glowing and well deserved 30th anniversary salute to Hank Aaron and his pursuit of Babe Ruth's "immortal" record of 714 career home runs, concentrating mainly on 1973 anbd... Read morePublished on March 16, 2010 by Big D
The tale of Henry Aaron is naturally characterized by the "chase"...the 1973 and '74 attack on the storied career home run record of 714 set by Babe Ruth. Read morePublished on February 18, 2010 by Thomas Moody
I was not yet 5 years old on 4-8-74. This book provided me with a great historical account of one of the greatest moments in baseball history. Read morePublished on April 1, 2009 by future America?
In his usual, thorough and mesmerizing manner, Stanton takes us thru the times of one of baseball's true heroes. Read morePublished on June 26, 2007 by P. Block
Early last summer, I walked out of a Vermont bookstore with a copy of Hank Aaron and the Home Run that changed America by Tom Stanton. Read morePublished on May 21, 2006
Author Tom Stanton provides a straightforward account of Hank Aaron's chase of Babe Ruth's home run record during the 1973-74 seasons. Read morePublished on May 12, 2006 by K.A.Goldberg
Three-and-a-half stars, actually.
Tom Stanton takes us back to 1973 (with a little of '72 and '74 thrown in, of course) to tells us the story of Hank Aaron and his... Read more