August 18, 1973 in History
Event:
Hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record




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Hank Aaron History:
October 3, 1976 - Hank Aaron singles in his last at bat and drives in his 2,297th run
June 12, 1975 - Hank Aaron's 1st home run in Milwaukee since 1965
April 11, 1975 - Hank Aaron returns as a Milwaukee Brewer player
November 2, 1974 - Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Dave May
October 2, 1974 - Hank Aaron's 733rd career home run on his last NL at bat
April 8, 1974 - Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 715th home run, breaks Babe Ruth's record
April 4, 1974 - Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record by hitting his 714th
September 8, 1973 - Hank Aaron sets record of most home runs in 1 league (709)
July 21, 1973 - Braves Hank Aaron hits Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th home run
August 6, 1972 - Hank Aaron hits 660th and 661st home runs for Braves, record for 1 team
June 10, 1972 - Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges and moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 home run hitter (649)
February 29, 1972 - Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year
May 17, 1970 - Hank Aaron becomes 9th player to get 3,000 hits
May 21, 1969 - After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over New York Mets
July 14, 1968 - Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off San Francisco Giant Mike McCormick
May 10, 1967 - Hank Aaron only inside the park home run vs Jim Bunning
August 18, 1965 - Hank Aaron loses a home run, because he hit it out of batter's box
April 23, 1954 - Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 1st of his 755 homers
April 13, 1954 - Milwaukee Braves' Hank Aaron's 1st game
February 5, 1934 - Hank Aaron, born in Mobile, Alabama, baseball player, record 755 home runs, 1957 NL MVP


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