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    "I was on 1st base when Hank hit his shot!"
    - Darrell Evans"

    "This ball was used in the game that Hank
    Aaron broke Babe Ruth's home run record."
    - Clyde King
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Hank Aaron Becomes the King

This ball was used during the game in which Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's career home run record on April 8, 1974. It belonged to Atlanta Brave executive Clyde King, who became the Brave's manager later that year. It is signed by all of the key participants in that historic event.

"I was the starting and winning pitcher in this historic game."
- Ron Reed

"Was starting pitcher in this game. Gave up Aaron's 715th home run in the 4th inning April 8, 1974." - Al Downing

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See the lineup cards from the game in which Aaron tied Ruth's all-time career home run record.