On April 27, 1971, at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron becomes the third man to reach the 600-home run milestone. Aaron hits a two-run 350-foot blast in the bottom of the 3rd off Giants’ hurler (and future Hall of famer) Gaylord Perry, joining Babe Ruth and Willie Mays in the exclusive club. Aaron will eventually surpass both players, becoming the game’s all-time home run king. The Braves will lose the game 6-5 in 10 Innings
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