Photos: Remembering Harmon Killebrew

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1 An undated photo of Hall of Fame baseball player Harmon Killebrew. Killebrew, the Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, died Tuesday, May 16, 2011, at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 74. 
2 Minnesota Twins' Harmon Killebrew smashes his 49th home run of the season, Oct.1, 1969 against the Chicago White Sox, a two-run blast in the first inning of the American League game in the Twin Cities. Killebrew 's homer gave him 140 RBIs. Chicago took the game, 4-3. 
3 Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles, Harmon Killebrew, Minnesota Twins and Reggie Jackson, Oakland Athletics, left to right, pose July 13, 1971 in Detroit after their home runs defeated the National league 6-4 in an All-Star game. 
4 Harmon Killebrew, the Washington Senators slugging third baseman, doffs his cap as he shakes hands with President Dwight D. Eisenhower before the start of the Boston-Washington game, May 29, 1959. At center is Calvin Griffith, president of the Senators. The chief executive was a spectator at the game. 
5 A 1965 file photo showing Minnesota Twins baseball player Harmon Killebrew. 
6 Minnesota Twins greats and Hall of Fame players Harmon Killebrew, left, and Rod Carew are introduced prior to the Minnesota Twins and St. Louis Cardinals spring training baseball game Friday, April 2, 2010 in Minneapolis where the Twins played their first outdoor game in Minnesota since 1981. 
7 This April 3, 2010, file photo shows former Minnesota Twins baseball player Harmon Killebrew posing with a statue of him unveiled near Target Field in Minneapolis. Killebrew, the Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, died Tuesday, May 16, 2011, at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 74. 
8 This May 31, 2003, file photo shows Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett, right, enjoying a laugh with fellow Hall of Fame star Harmon Killebrew, left, during ceremonies honoring Twins announcer Bob Casey, in Minneapolis. 
9 This April 12, 2010, file photo shows former Minnesota Twins baseball player and Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew getting a hug from current Twins player Michael Cuddyer (5) in the dugout prior to the Twins' home opener baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at their new stadium, Target Field, in Minneapolis. 
10 Former Minnesota Twins' Bert Blyleven, left, Harmon Killebrew, center, and Frank Quilici talk before the Minnesota Twins 50th Season Celebration Legends Game before a baseball game between the Twins and Rangers, Sunday Sept. 5, 2010 in Minneapolis. 
11 In an April 2, 2010 photo, former Minnesota Twins player and Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew is shown prior to the Minnesota Twins and St. Louis Cardinals spring training baseball game Friday, April 2, 2010 in Minneapolis. 
12 This May 13, 2011, file photo shows roses on the plaque by the statue of Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame baseball player Harmon Killebrew on Target Field plaza, in Minneapolis. 
13 Jackie Oie takes a photo of the statue of Harmon Killebrew outside Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 17, 2011. "I wanted to come down to honor him. I always called him 'Charmin' Harmon' because he was a real charmer." 
14 Offerings from fans surround a statue of Harmon Killebrew outside Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 17, 2011.