Milo Hamilton honored by Astros and Baseball
Astros honor Milo Hamilton
Milo Hamilton and Hank Aaron will be linked forever thanks to the Hall of Fame announcer's call on the slugger's record-breaking 715th home run.
Hammerin' Hank joined Hamilton on Tuesday to celebrate his retirement after 59 major league seasons.
Aaron told Hamilton: "Your voice goes with me all over the world. Everywhere I go when people start talking about that home run, your voice comes back, and I want to say how much I appreciate that."
Hamilton called Aaron's 715th home run on April 8, 1974, as a broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves. He says that was the highlight of his career.
The 85-year-old Hamilton is retiring after 28 years with the Houston Astros. Aaron joined other baseball luminaries such as former Astros stars Craig Biggio and Nolan Ryan at a gala Tuesday to honor Hamilton.
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