Harmon Killebrew

The pride of Payette Idaho, when Harmon Killebrew retired, he was 2nd all-time in American League home runs, with 573, trailing only Babe Ruth. Nicknamed the Killer, he played 22 big league seasons, most of them with the Minnesota Twins. He is known as much for the length of his home runs as his frequency for hitting them. He lead his league in home runs 6 times and hit over 40 home runs 8 times. Killebrew also drove in over 100 RBIs 9 times and ended his career with 1584 total. The 1st baseman was named to 11 all star teams and won the MVP award in 1969. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.

-Alan Bard

Harmon Killebrew

April 30, 2015
Payette, ID

One thought on “Harmon Killebrew

  1. Ron Manser

    I grew up with Harm, lived three blocks from him. Played baseball, basket ball, football, and golfed with him. With all his notoritey he never changed. Always the same old HARM. Great person.

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