Harmon Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew died today at the age of 74 after a battle with esophogal cancer.  One of the game's greatest power hitters, Killebrew finished his career with 573 career home runs, placing him 11th on the all time list.  There are endless stats and facts to support Harmon as one of baseball's all time greatest.  But in keeping with our theme from yesterday about heroes and players who win off the field as well as on, here is a link to an article written by Jim Sheridan of Philly's csnphilly.com - Remembering Harmon Killebrew

And here is a link to a tribute by mlb.com.

On and off the field, he will be missed.  Rest in peace, Killer.

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