|Regarded as one of the most prolific
power hitters in major league baseball history, Harmon "Killer" Killebrew
amassed numbers matched only by the game's very elite. In his 22 years of hard work and
productivity, he was named an American League All-Star 13 times, the 1969 American League
Most Valuable Player, and a six-time American League home run leader. He is currently
fifth among all-time home run leaders.
|Harmon Killebrew played first base for the Minnesota Twins for twenty-two years, 1955-1977. He played in 2435 games, had an all-time batting average of .256 and hit 573 home runs.||
My Father Bob Blackburn (Documentary Photo #d3458)
I don't really like baseball. Most athletes seem sort of savage or mean somehow.