This season will mark 40 since Hank Aaron topped Babe Ruth in all-time home runs. To mark this accomplishment the Atlanta Braves will honor Aaron’s accomplishment by wearing a special 40th Anniversary patch all season long.
Aaron is now 80 and finished his big league career with 755 home runs. Aaron also has records with 2297 RBI and 6856 total bases.
Aaron’s home run came on April 8, 1974 against Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Al Downing.
Hopefully when April 8 comes around the Braves will wear some sort of alternative jersey that night even as they are scheduled for a road game that night against the Washington Nationals.