Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86


Morning We had a lot of conversation about the passing of Henry Aaron. And we're gonna have one more. A friend of the show and longtime walkie journalist Joanne Williams joins us. Good morning, Joanne. Morning, Steve, How are you? I am good at it. Zah day filled with sadness. But yet the Henry Aaron's story is so inspiring that I take some some of that with me as well. And I know you had Some familiarity with the story, having covered Milwaukee for as long as you did, so it's so share some of that. Well, I have more of a personal connection because his wife billionaire and had a TV show that I worked with. And she and I worked together for Ah, year so on that show, and she was really quite good, but she gave it up to stay with Hank when they moved back to Atlanta. So, uh, it's a tough day for me. The last time I talked to Hank was about Two years ago, when I called him to talk about a memoir I was writing and I I'm gonna ask him to write the foreword for it. But he said he was busy doing some other things. I should get back to him, and we never. We never got to do that. But The last time I know that he was in Milwaukee is that a lot of people would have seen him was with the movie for Belle Phillips. Was premiered at the warm at the Art museum, and he and Billy came into town for that. And so that was a nice That was a nice occasion to sew it, Zaveri sad day and they're a lot of people in Milwaukee who? Who knew Hank Aaron not just from baseball, but because he lived in the, uh He lived not far from where I used to live in there a lot of people who actually knew him. And his family. There is a

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