Atlanta Braves Hank Aaron at Bat

(Original Caption) Aaron's 3000th hit of his career didn't come easy here today. The Atlanta outfielder went 0 for 4 in the first game of a doubleheader. In the second game his first time at bat he took a strike from rookie pitcher Wayne Simpson, fouled one off and then connected for a "cheap hit" over second, beating out the throw as he races past coach Billy Goodman. Aaron became the ninth man in baseball to gain the 3000 hit mark.

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