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] It also won the Peabody Award.[7]


  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. ^ Variety
  7. ^ The Peabody Awards