Statement from Executive Director Tony Clark on the passing of Hank Aaron

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2021 – Executive Director Tony Clark today released the following statement on the passing of Hank Aaron:

“This is a profoundly sad day for baseball and indeed for our entire country. On the field, off the field, for 23 remarkable playing seasons and beyond, Hank Aaron was a Hall of Famer in every sense of the phrase. Generations of players have walked, and will continue to walk, on a trail that Hank Aaron blazed with his determination, courage, singular talent and grace. We send our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and legion of fans throughout the game.”


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Declaración del Director Ejecutivo de la MLBPA Tony Clark


NUEVA YORK, 22 de enero de 2021 - Tony Clark, emitió hoy la siguiente declaración sobre el fallecimiento de Hank Aaron:

“Este es un día de profunda tristeza para el béisbol y, de hecho, para todo nuestro país. En y fuera del campo de juego, durante 23 temporadas extraordinarias y más, Hank Aaron fue un miembro del Salón de la Fama en todo el sentido de la expresión. Generaciones de peloteros han recorrido y seguirán recorriendo el camino que Hank Aaron abrió con su determinación, coraje, gracia y talento singular. Enviamos nuestro más sentido pésame a su familia, amigos y su legión de fanáticos en todo el béisbol”.

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