The Best Professional Athlete From Each U.S. State

51. Alabama – Hank Aaron (MLB)

Hank Aaron

“Hammerin” Hank Aaron was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He is arguably the greatest baseball player to ever step onto the field. He held the career home run record for 33 years before Barry Bonds surpassed his mark of 755.

Other great athletes from the state: Bo Jackson, Satchel Paige, Willie Mays, Evander Holyfield, Carl Lewis.