Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
Directed byMichael Tollin
Written byMichael Tollin
Produced byFredric Golding
CinematographyDerek Britt
Chuck Cohen
Edited byJohn Ganem
Music byEd Smart
Distributed byTBS[2]
Release date
  • April 12, 1995 (1995-04-12)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited States

Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream is a 1995 American documentary film directed by Michael Tollin.[3] The story follows baseball slugger Hank Aaron's pursuit of Babe Ruth's all-time record for home runs.[4]


It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature[5][6] and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.[7] It also won the Peabody Award.[8]

See also


  1. ^ WorldCat.org
  2. ^ Aaron film should not be missed - Baltimore Sun
  3. ^ Hank Aaron: Beyond Home Plate - Los Angeles Times
  4. ^ TCM.com
  5. ^ "The 68th Academy Awards (1996) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream". Variety. April 12, 1995. Archived from the original on October 10, 2019.
  7. ^ "Emmy Award nominations 1995: Nighttime Nominees: A Complete Rundown". Los Angeles Times. July 21, 1995. Retrieved April 21, 2024.
  8. ^ The Peabody Awards