Hank Aaron waves to the crowd during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
In 1974, Babe Ruth’s homerun record was broken and Hank Aaron became the new homerun king. Aaron was one of the best to ever set foot on the field. Take a look at images that capture Aaron’s lasting legacy.