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July 15, 1968

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1968

* Hank Aaron home run #500
* Atlanta (Milwaukee) Braves
* Major league baseball

Within the sport's section (page 36) is a four column heading: "Aaron Clouts No. 500 as Braves Top Giants, 4-2"  with photo and box scores. This is 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron hitting his 500th career home run. He would eventually end his career with the all-time home run record with 755. (Barry Bonds was excluded due to steroid use)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compete in 56, pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century