Harmon Killebrew (1936-2011): Stories, video, statistics

  • Harmon Killebrew became the Twins original superstar, arriving with the Washington Senators when they moved to Minnesota in 1961. He smashed 475 of his 573 career home runs as a Twin.

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  • Killebrew memorial a night of tear-jerking tributes

    Article By: MATT GILLMER , Publish / Update February 14, 2012 5:48 PM

    About 4,000 fans came to Target Field for a night of tear-jerking tributes, with speeches and song, celebrating Killebrew's legacy on and off the field.

Former Twin and hall-of-famer Paul Molitor lowered his head as the fla...

  • Tribute at Target Field

    Article By: RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER , Publish / Update May 27, 2011 12:39 PM

    The Twins held a tribute to Harmon Killebrew Thursday evening at Target Field.

Honoring Killebrew

At Cooperstown

Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven, right, applauds as he asks mourners to imagine that former Twins' baseball player Harmon Killebrew just hit his 574th home run during the funeral service for her Killebrew at the Christ Church of the Valley in

Minnesota Twins players stand in front of their dugout during a moment of silence to honor Hall of Fame player Harmon Killebrew Tuesday in Seattle, before the Twins' baseball game against the Mariners.

The casket of Hall of Fame baseball player Harmon Killebrew.

  • Paying tribute to Killebrew

    Article By: DAVE DENNEY , Publish / Update May 20, 2011 3:04 PM

    Friday's memorial service for Twins legend and baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew provided an extension of the ongoing celebration of a man loved on and off the field.

Target Field

Jack Guiney meets hero Harmon Killebrew at a Manhattan hospital on May...

All-Star Game home run

Summer Bredael tried to put her glove on by herself as her buddie Jake...

  • A grand slam for every child

    Article By: AIMÉE TJADER , Star Tribune Publish May 19, 2011 2:00 AM / Update May 19, 2011 11:18 AM

    The Miracle League, a group that gives every kid a chance to play baseball, remembers Harmon Killebrew, their angel in the outfield.

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Harmon Killebrew (right) Bowie Kuhn

Jack Morris

  • Legends send off a hero and a friend

    Article By: JUDD ZULGAD , Star Tribune Publish May 18, 2011 2:00 AM / Update May 17, 2011 11:29 PM

    Before Jack Morris, Kent Hrbek and Paul Molitor became major leaguers, they were boys who idolized No. 3. Tony Oliva, Julio Becquer and Frank Quilici shared the field and more.

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Harmon Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew

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Harmon Killebrew

Twins catcher Drew Butera walked through the Twins dugout that display...

July 13, 1965: All-Star Game home run

A video tribute to legendary Twin Harmon Killebrew aired at Target Field before Friday’s game.

Left to right, Billy Martin, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison, Tony Oliva

Harmon Killebrew on Boom Island (1985)

Harmon Killebrew

Barry Bonds

Mary Vaessen, left, and Jackie Anderson paused by the statue of Harmon Killebrew outside Target Field on their way to the game Friday night. "He's a legend, man," said Anderson. "I hate to see that he's going into hospice, but at least he'll be well taken care of," added Vaessen.

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