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Jun 1, 2011 11:25 AM by Michael Macias

Hammerin' Hank Aaron receives honorary degree from Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron can add an honorary degree from Princeton University to his trophy case.
The former home run record-holder was awarded an doctorate of humanities for making America a better place with his "imperishable example of grace under pressure."
The university cited how he kept his cool while pursuing Babe Ruth's home run record nearly 40 years ago.

 

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