Hall of Famer and 21-time MLB All-Star Hank Aaron hit his last home run on July 20, 1976, and while Aaron’s 755 career home runs are no longer the most in major league history, that figure still looms large over the game. Only one man, of course, has ever topped that figure, and Barry Bonds's accomplishment of hitting 762 home runs is so tainted by his reported use of performance-enhancing drugs that many baseball fans still consider Aaron to be the game's true home run king. On the 40th anniversary of Hammerin' Hank's 755th home run, we present SI's 44 best photos of No. 44 through the years.
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