More work to come in Open Era

Updated: May 1, 2013, 3:03 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

Henry Aaron didn't remember the day or the year, but he remembered the moment very clearly. It was the late 1950s, before the civil rights movement had an actual name, before it was considered a movement at all. He was on the team bus with the Milwaukee Braves, reading a newspaper article about the latest front in what would ultimately be a successful war on American segregation.

The Hall of Famer sitting next to him, Warren Spahn, would win 363 big league games, the most by any ...

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