Harmon Killebrew Honored at Funeral

Harmon Killebrew, the former Twins slugger, died last week. He had a long battle with cancer, and he wasn’t able to beat it. He hit 573 home runs in his career (most of his career was spentwith the Twins. This morning, a funeral was held in honor of him. Several

The Former Twins Slugger was Honored in a Funeral Service on Friday

hundred loved ones attended the service in a north Phoenix church. However, it was the Killebrew the gentleman that way much more celebrated than Killebrew the baseball player. This just goes to show how much of a great guy he was. I mean, 573 HR’s is not a number to laugh about, but obviously his politeness and respect was much more important to these people then some stats on a sheet of paper. Harmon always put others feelings before his own, which is why people loved him so much. He wasn’t the best player in baseball, but I feel he deserved to be remembered, and I think his friends and family gave him a ceremony he would be proud of. RIP Harmon Killebrew.

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Posted on May 20, 2011, in Baseball and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. You won’t find to many guys like him, that will make a great impression on sports fans, and non-sports fans.

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