Henry Louis Aaron was born on February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama. Growing up poor, he couldn’t afford real baseball equipment however; this did not stop this barrier breaker from playing in Major League Baseball and being ranked fifth in the 100 Greatest Baseball Players list. He made his reputation by hitting over 24 home runs every year. (Source: famousblackamericans)
This Baseball Hall of Famer still serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves and is 86-years young.