Hank Aaron Statue Unveiled

HONORING THE TRUE HOME RUN KING: BRAVES UNVEIL HANK AARON STATUE

Atlanta, GA (WSB) – A new statue is up in Atlanta in honor of Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron.

The Braves unveiled the bronze structure on Wednesday in a ceremony at Suntrust Park.

The statue is the crown jewel of monument garden at Atlanta’s new ballpark, which opens with an exhibition against the New York Yankees on Friday.

It stands more than nine feet tall.

Wednesday’s ceremony helped raise funds for Aaron’s chasing the dream foundation, which awards college scholarships to students all over the world.

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