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Tue, 17 May 2011 08:40:59 -0700
Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew passed away at the age of 74 Tuesday, May 17, in Scottsdale, Ariz. KFFL sends its condolences to family and friends.
Fri, 13 May 2011 08:13:46 -0700
Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew said he is in his final days as he battles cancer. "I am comforted by the fact that I am surrounded by my family and friends," Killebrew said.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:32:49 -0700
Former Minnesota Twins OF Harmon Killebrew visited Twins camp Thursday, March 17, and The Associated Press reports Killebrew is feeling great despite his bout with esophageal cancer. "I think it's going to help me a lot. In fact, the doctors encouraged me to come," Killebrew said. "For me to focus on something else, I think will be a good thing. I lost a lot of weight, but I have gained a lot back. It's just a thing you have to go through."
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 07:37:00 -0800
Hall of Fame 1B Harmon Killebrew announced in a statement that he has been undergoing treatment for esophageal cancer, the Minneapolis Star Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III reports.
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 01:11:27 -0800
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame OF Harmon Killebrew will not attend the Twins' winter caravan or TwinsFest this week after undergoing surgery Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Idaho during which his gallbladder was removed. Killebrew, 73, who was born in Payette, Idaho, is expected to be released from the hospital Thursday, Jan. 28. He was hospitalized earlier in the week.
Wed, 06 May 2009 06:24:40 -0700
The Associated Press reports Chicago White Sox DH Jim Thome walked three times Tuesday, May 5, moving one past Harmon Killebrew for 14th all-time with 1,561.
Wed, 20 Sep 2006 22:59:02 -0700
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Twins 1B Justin Morneau needs one RBI to tie Harmon Killebrew (1962) for second on the team's single-season list with 126. Killebrew also owns the club record with 140 in 1961.
Thu, 30 Sep 2004 18:39:20 -0700
Rick Gano, of the Associated Press, reports Chicago Cubs OF Sammy Sosa hit the 537th home run of his career (and 34th of the season) Thursday, Sept. 30, tying Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew for seventh place on the career home run list.
Tue, 20 Jan 2004 13:35:13 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Twins signed Hall of Famer Rod Carew to an executive staff position. Carew will assist in several facets of the front office, including corporate partnerships, marketing, community affairs and broadcasting. Minnesota already has former greats Harmon Killebrew, Tony Oliva and Kent Hrbek working for the club in similar capacities.