Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron visits Capital City Stadium

Published: Jun. 13, 2013 at 3:39 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2013 at 3:39 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - This was truly one of the more memorable nights in the history of Capital City Stadium as baseball hall of famer Hank Aaron made his return to the old ballpark.

When Hank arrived at the ballpark, he was greeted by Columbia Blowfish President Bill Shanahan.

Bill got to know Hammerin' Hank when he moved to Mobile, Alabama, Hank's hometown.

Capital City Stadium is where Hank played his last minor league game in 1953 with the Jacksonville Braves against the Columbia Reds.

Hank also threw out the first pitch tonight before the Columbia Blowfish played Martinsville.

Hank is 79 years old, but he still has a pretty good arm. Everyone in the ballpark was just mesmerized to see Hammerin' Hank.

However, the Blowfish would lose the game to Martinsville by a score of 7 to 1.

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