1962-1971
Tommie Aaron
Biography
Tommie Lee Aaron was born on August 5, 1939 in Mobile, Alabama, and was signed by the Milwaukee Braves as an amateur free agent in 1958. He made his debut in the major leagues on April 10, 1962 when he joined his brother (Hank Aaron) in the Braves outfield against the San Francisco Giants. Tommie played parts of seven seasons in the big leagues, from 1962 until his final game on September 26, 1971. During that time he had a total of 994 at-bats, and he had one at-bat during the 1969 National League Championship Series. In 1967 he was the MVP of the International League while a member of the Richmond Braves.

After Tommie's playing career ended, he went on to manage minor league teams in Savannah, Georgia and Richmond, Virginia from 1973 to 1978. In 1979 he became a coach for the Atlanta Braves, where he remained for six seasons until his tragic death from leukemia in 1984. Tommie and his Hall of Famer brother Hank hold the record for home runs hit by brothers in Major League Baseball (768), with Hank slugging 755 and Tommie hitting 13. Each year, the Richmond Braves award the "Tommie Aaron Memorial Award" to the most valuable player on their team.
Braves Career Highlights
Tommie and his Hall of Famer brother Hank hold the record for home runs hit by brothers in Major League Baseball (768), with Hank slugging 755 and Tommie hitting 13.

In 1967 he was the MVP of the International League while a member of the Richmond Braves.
 
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