Twins great Harmon Killebrew has died: Baseball fans in Minnesota are mourning a legend. Twins Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew died Tuesday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona after battling esophageal cancer. He was 74.
posted by BornIcon to baseball at 11:55 AM - 13 comments
posted by BornIcon at 11:56 AM on May 17
Sad. Classic player from baseball's past, and truly one of the names synonymous with the game. RIP.
posted by dyams at 12:06 PM on May 17
That was rather fast, given that he announced he was going into hospice care just a few days ago. I'm glad that his demise was obviously not drawn out and painful.
RIP, Killer. Greatest slugger name ever, and a great slugger and great man, too.
posted by TheQatarian at 12:10 PM on May 17
posted by Demophon at 01:14 PM on May 17
seen him play when i was a youngin, too sad.
posted by texpat at 01:30 PM on May 17
That was rather fast, given that he announced he was going into hospice care just a few days ago.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 02:03 PM on May 17
He was one of the defining players of his era and a first class person as well. RIP, you will be missed.
posted by Tinman at 02:22 PM on May 17
posted by tommytrump at 03:03 PM on May 17
We knew it was coming but it is still very sad. A class act.
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