Baseball legend Henry Aaron notes similarities between Obama’s critics and the KKK. 

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron compared President Barack Obama‘s opponents in the Republican Party to the people who threatened him as he neared Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974.

The 80-year-old told USA Today he still keeps the hate-filled, racist letters he received while playing baseball. Aaron said he feels not much has changed over the last 40 years: