Maria Saporta Reflects on her conversation with Hank Aaron

By STEVE GOSS >> Original Story

It’s been more than 40 years since Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s long-held career homerun record before a sold-out crowd at Atlanta Stadium. Recently, veteran Atlanta journalist Maria Saporta sat down with Hank Aaron and his wife Billye for an interview for the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In a conversation with WABE’s Steve Goss, she began by talking about the way Aaron coped with the ugly side of his quest to break Ruth’s record.


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