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I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story.

I Had A Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story by Hank Aaron with Lonnie Wheeler; Harper-Collins, New York, $21.95.

Even if you think RBI (Runs Batted In) is another company acronym, you'll find this baseball legend's autobiography an engaging read.

You will travel with him from his humble beginnings in Mobile, Ala., and his days in the Negro American League to the historic moment in 1974 when he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record. And then onward and upward in his career as an Atlanta Braves executive, who has tried to integrate baseball's executive suites as well as its playing fields.
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Author:Bolden, Tonya
Publication:Black Enterprise
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Feb 1, 1992
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