Hank Aaron expected to make full recovery following fall on ice

Hank Aaron is expected to be back to his normal routine within 6-8 weeks following a fall.
Hank Aaron is expected to be back to his normal routine within 6-8 weeks following a fall. (USATSI)

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron underwent successful partial left hip surgery on Friday night, the Braves announced. He fell on some ice and is expected to make a full recovery within 6-8 weeks.

Aaron, 80, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1982. He is still the all-time home run leader among right-handed hitters with 755. Aaron retired as a .305/.374/.555 (155 OPS+) career hitter after a 23-year career with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves.

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