Aaron leading in MLB-wide, Braves Franchise Four vote

Aaron leading in MLB-wide, Braves Franchise Four vote

NEW YORK -- Hank Aaron currently leads the Greatest Living Player category and ranks ahead of all of the Braves greats who have drawn votes through the first two weeks of balloting for Major League Baseball's Franchise Four campaign.

In the balloting to choose the four greatest players in Braves history, Aaron ranks ahead of Chipper Jones, Greg Maddux and Warren Spahn. The other four candidates in this category include Tom Glavine, Eddie Mathews, Dale Murphy and John Smoltz.

Aaron holds a lead over Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax and Tom Seaver in the voting to determine who stands as the Greatest Living Player.
    
More than 11.8 million votes have been cast in the Franchise Four voting, and you can cast your ballot here. Voting ends on May 8, and winners from all 30 clubs will be announced at the 2015 All-Star Game, which will take place on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.