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Harmon Clayton Killebrew, Jr
Birth: Jun. 29, 1936
Payette
Payette County
Idaho, USA
Death: May 17, 2011
Scottsdale
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon" he played first base, third base, and left field for the Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, and Kansas City Royals in his 22-year career. Starting in 1954, he amassed career totals of 1,283 runs scored, 2,086 hits, 573 home runs, 1,584 runs batted in (RBI), and a .256 batting average. He had his finest season in 1969, hitting 49 home runs and 140 runs batted in, and winning the American League Most Valuable Player Award. He led the American League in home runs six times and RBI three times and was named to eleven All Star teams. With quick hands and exceptional upper-body strength, he was known not just for the frequency of his home runs but also for their great distance. He hit the longest measured home runs at Minnesota's Metropolitan Stadium and Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, and was the first of just four batters to hit a baseball over the left field roof at Tiger Stadium. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
 
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 Parents:
  Harmon Clayton Killebrew (1893 - 1953)
  Katherine Pearl May Killebrew (1895 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Eugene Faris Killebrew (1917 - 1988)*
  Eula May Killebrew Cheese (1918 - 2001)*
  Patricia Alice Ann Killebrew (1930 - 1931)*
  Harmon Clayton Killebrew (1936 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Esophageal cancer
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Payette
Payette County
Idaho, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: William Bjornstad
Record added: May 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69956026
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