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TV News: Smithsonian Channel Premieres ‘The Hammer of Hank Aaron’

29 February 2016 7:03 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – One of the greatest records in baseball, the total home run record held by Babe Ruth, was challenged by an unassuming ballplayer named Henry “Hank” Aaron in the early part of the 1970s. The quest to break that record was complicated because Aaron was a black man, and race in America again became an issue. The Smithsonian Channel chronicles that journey, as part of their new “Major League Legends” series, with “The Hammer of Hank Aaron,” premiering on February 29th, 2016.

’The Hammer of Hank Aaron’ Premieres on Monday, February 29th, 2016, on the Smithsonian Channel

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The Smithsonian Channel was in Chicago to launch their “Major League Series” – which will also profile Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Ted Williams – at Studio Xfinity, an amazing 9,000 square foot store where Comcast customers can test, upgrade and interact with a wide range of their TV and security product offerings. The Smithsonian Channel welcomed Dr. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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