Henry Aaron

Sept. 25, 1957

Henry Aaron hits the first grand slam of his major league career (his 44th home run of the season) on his way to being selected as the National League’s Most Valuable Player on Nov. 14, 1957. (Aaron received 239 points in voting by the Baseball Writers Assn. of America; Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals was second with 230 points; and Red Schoendienst of the Milwaukee Braves received 221 points, The Times said).


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