Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero Host Howard Berkes talks with Sandy Tolan, author of Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero, Twenty-five Years Later. Hank Aaron eclipsed Babe Ruth's career homerun record of 714 by 41, but Tolen says Aaron doesn't get the attention he deserves, particularly in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Critics point out that Aaron played in more games and didn't have Ruth's style, but Tolan suspects Aaron's outspokeness about race has affected his popularity. (5:46) Me and Hank: A Boy and His Hero, Twenty-Five Years Later by Sandy Tolan is published by Free Press; ISBN: 06848

Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero

Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero

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Host Howard Berkes talks with Sandy Tolan, author of Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero, Twenty-five Years Later. Hank Aaron eclipsed Babe Ruth's career homerun record of 714 by 41, but Tolen says Aaron doesn't get the attention he deserves, particularly in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Critics point out that Aaron played in more games and didn't have Ruth's style, but Tolan suspects Aaron's outspokeness about race has affected his popularity. (5:46) Me and Hank: A Boy and His Hero, Twenty-Five Years Later by Sandy Tolan is published by Free Press; ISBN: 06848