Fergie Jenkins on the life of baseball great Hank Aaron: ‘He was a devastating hitter, he had my attention every time he came to the plate’

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FILE – In this April 27, 1971, file photo, Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron watches as his 600th major league home run during third inning of National League game against San Francisco in Atlanta. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given. (AP Photo/Jack Harris, File)

Chicago Cubs’ Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to remember the life and career of the legendary Hank Aaron who died at 86.

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