Hank Aaron
Saturday, March 06, 2021

Post Season

In 1980, Hank was became the Braves' vice president and director of player development. This made him one of the first minorities in Major League Baseball upper-level management.

On January 21, 2007, Major League Baseball announced the sale of the Atlanta Braves. In that announcement, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig also announced that Aaron would be playing a major role in the management of Braves, forming programs through major league baseball that will encourage the influx of minorities into baseball. Hank founded the Hank Aaron Rookie League program.
He currently lives in the Atlanta area.