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HANK AARON, Baseball Aaron turned 40 on Feb.
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HANK AARON, Baseball
Aaron turned 40 on Feb. 5, 1974. Eight weeks later, he was the all-time home run king, breaking Babe Ruth’s mark of 714. Of Aaron’s 755 career homers, 42 of them came after he turned 40.
(Credit: AP (1974))

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40-40 club: 40 athletes over 40 years old

Whether it was baseball, football, basketball, hockey or even horse racing or boxing, these 40 athletes performed at, above or near their career levels after turning 40 years old.