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Hank Aaron passes Willie Mays...

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June 12, 1972

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 12, 1972 

* Hank Aaron hits 649th home run 
* Surpasses Willie Mays 
* Atlanta Braves

This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 13: "Hank Goes Kaboom!" with photo of Aaron. (see)

Tells of Hank Aaron hitting his 649th career home run to move into second place of all time behind Babe Ruth.

Other news of the day throughout. Little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century