Hank Aaron Painting to Grace Portrait Gallery
Via AL.com: In honor of Hank Aaron’s 80th birthday yesterday, the Smithsonian will honor the revered slugger this weekend:
[H]e’ll speak on Saturday as part of the Living Portrait Series in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium.
A painting of Aaron will be unveiled in the National Portrait Gallery this weekend.
“I was there with Andrew Young when they hung his (portrait),” Aaron said. “You’re on a different level when you get there. You’ve achieved a lot, and somebody upstairs loves you. I don’t know — you feel like somebody special.”
H/T: Yahoo Big League Stew