- Name: Harmon Killebrew
- Born: 06/29/1936
- Died: 05/17/2011 (74 years old)
Harmon Clayton Killebrew Jr. (//; June 29, 1936? May 17, 2011), nicknamed ’The Killer’ and ’Hammerin’ Harmon’, was an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB), primarily with the Minnesota Twins, Killebrew was a prolific power hitter who, at the time of his retirement, had the fourth-most home runs in major league history. He was second only to Babe Ruth in American League (AL) home runs, and was the AL career leader in home runs by a right-handed batter. Killebrew was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.
Birth Place: Payette, Idaho
Death Place: Scottsdale, Arizona
Harmon Killebrew quotes :
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass' 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'Harmon Killebrew