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This Day in Sports History: Hank Aaron Hits 715th HR, Breaks Ruth's Record

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On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth's record and putting him alone atop the record books. Hammerin' Hank would hit another 40 in his career bringing his total to 755, a record which would hold until Barry Bonds broke it in 2007.