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Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995)

The life and career of the great baseball champion, Hank Aaron.

Director:

Michael Tollin

Writer:

Michael Tollin
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Hank Aaron ... Himself (archive footage)
Dusty Baker Dusty Baker ... Himself (interviews)
Harry Belafonte ... Himself
Yogi Berra ... Himself
Barry Bonds ... Himself (interviews)
Jimmy Carter ... Himself
Al Downing Al Downing ... Himself (archive footage)
Ralph Garr Ralph Garr ... Himself (interviews)
Ken Griffey Jr. Ken Griffey Jr. ... Himself (interviews)
Milo Hamilton Milo Hamilton ... Himself (voice)
Dorian Harewood ... Hank Aaron (voice)
Jesse Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Maynard Jackson Maynard Jackson ... Himself (interviews)
David Justice David Justice ... Himself (interviews)
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage)
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The life and career of the great baseball champion, Hank Aaron.

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He hit everything life threw at him.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Quotes

Barry Bonds: [about breaking Aaron's record of 755 home runs] Impossible! Straight impossible!
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Connections

Referenced in 30 for 30: Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? (2009) See more »

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Take away the home runs, and Hank Aaron still has 3,000 hits
20 February 2004 | by hendrik-huigenSee all my reviews

A truly remarkable movie, Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream is a must watch for any fan of the game of baseball.

Has fantastically great footage of the greatest home run hitter of all time. The way he launches the ball off his bat, the 400 foot line drives, the impeccable swing...truly one of a kind.

From the game he played in his youth, "fireball," to his record-breaking home run on April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron the man reveals all in Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream.


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