Aaron celebrates 75th birthday in style

Updated: February 6, 2009, 1:53 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Hank Aaron was peppered with hate mail as he closed in on Babe Ruth's home run record.

On his 75th birthday, "Hammerin' Hank" felt nothing but love.

From former President Bill Clinton to baseball commissioner Bud Selig, the famous came together Thursday night to celebrate a landmark birthday for the man who hit 755 homers during his Hall of Fame career.

In an interesting twist, Aaron was honored by some 700 people at a downtown Atlanta hotel on the same day Barry Bonds ...

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