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Tufts Baseball Community Reflects on the Legacy of Hank Aaron

Aaron, who received an honorary degree from Tufts in 2000, overcame persistent racism to become the home run hero of the nationHenry “Hank” Aaron was one of the best baseball players of all time, and broke Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974. He had a Tufts connection, too, receiving an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree at commencement on May 21, 2000. He died on Jan. 22, at age 86.


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