It's been a year of re-enactment of sorts for major league baseball's all-time home run king, Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, from the year 1974 that brought with it rich memories for the millions of fans in the U.S. and Japan who watched "Hammerin' Hank" chase destiny.
Aaron outslugs Oh in homer contest 10-9Hank Aaron, the Atlanta Braves' top slugger and the No. 1 home run hitter in all of American baseball history, added one more notch to his bat Saturday at Korakuen Stadium here as he shaded Yomiuri Giants' top stickman Sadaharu Oh 10-9 in home runs in a much publicized battle that Aaron later said "hadn't really proved anything."
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