Hank Aaron recovering after falling on ice and having hip surgery

12:03 AM, Feb 16, 2014   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Hank Aaron underwent a partial left hip replacement Friday evening after falling on ice earlier in the day.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Scott Gillogly, MD, who stated that the surgery went very well.  Aaron is expected to fully recover and should be back to his routine activities in the next 6-8 weeks.

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"The entire Atlanta Braves organization have Hank in our thoughts and prayers and wish him a complete and speedy recovery," said Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz. 

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