He ended his career as the MLB's all-time home run leader with 755.
Famed MLB legend and home run king Hank Aaron passed away on Friday, his daughter confirmed to WSB-TV. He was 86.
The cause of death is unclear.
Braves chairman Terry McGuirk said in a statement of Aaron's passing:
"We are absolutely devastated by the passing of our beloved Hank. He was a beacon for our organization first as a player, then with player development, and always with our community efforts. His incredible talent and resolve helped him achieve the highest accomplishments, yet he never lost his humble nature. Henry Louis Aaron wasn’t just our icon, but one across Major League Baseball and around the world. His success on the diamond was matched only by his business accomplishments off the field and capped by his extraordinary philanthropic efforts ..."
Aaron played in the majors from 1954 to 1976, for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves. Throughout his career, he was a 25-time All-Star, an MVP, and a three-time Golden Glove. He ended his career as the MLB's all-time home run leader with 755. Aaron inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1982.