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MC Hammer will perform during Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend

1:16 pm Aug. 15, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Of the many activities accompanying the Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend, the musical component is reserved for MC Hammer.

Don’t laugh – there is actually a connection to the baseball great. A young Hammer worked as a bat/ball for the Oakland Athletics and entertained fans during game breaks with dances that earned him the nickname “Hammer” because of his resemblance to “Hammerin’” Hank