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Harmon Clayton Killebrew Jr. Net Worth

Harmon Clayton Killebrew Jr. Net Worth is
$15 Million

Harmon Clayton Killebrew Jr. Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Harmon Clayton Killebrew (/?k?l?bru?/; June 29, 1936 – May 17, 2011), nicknamed "Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB), he played for the Washington Senators (who later became the Minnesota Twins), and for the final season of his career, the Kansas City Royals. Killebrew was a prolific power hitter who, at the time of his retirement, was second only to Babe Ruth in American League (AL) home runs and was the AL career leader in home runs by a right-handed batter (since broken by Alex Rodriguez). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.Killebrew was a stocky 5'11" tall, 213-pound hitter with a compact swing that generated tremendous power. He became one of the AL's most feared power hitters of the 1960s, hitting 40 home runs in a season eight times. In 1965, he played in the World Series with the Twins, who lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers. His finest season was 1969, when he hit 49 home runs, recorded 140 runs batted in (RBIs), and won the AL Most Valuable Player Award. Killebrew led the league six times in home runs and three times in RBIs, and was named to eleven All-Star teams.With quick hands and exceptional upper-body strength, Killebrew was known not just for the frequency of his home runs but also for their distance. He hit the longest measured home runs at Minnesota's Metropolitan Stadium, 520 ft (160 m), and Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, 471 ft (144 m), and was the first of just four batters to hit a baseball over the left field roof at Detroit's Tiger Stadium. Despite his nicknames and his powerful style of play, Killebrew was considered by his colleagues to be a quiet, kind man. Asked once what hobbies he had, Killebrew replied, "Just washing the dishes, I guess."After retiring from baseball, Killebrew became a television broadcaster for several baseball teams from 1976 to 1988, and also served as a hitting instructor for the Oakland Athletics. He also divorced and remarried during this time, moving to Arizona in 1990 and chairing the Harmon Killebrew Foundation. Killebrew was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in December 2010, and died five months later.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameHarmon Killebrew
Date Of BirthJune 29, 1936
Died2011-05-17
Place Of BirthPayette, Idaho, USA
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionActor
EducationPayette High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseNita Patten, Elaine Roberts
ChildrenKathryn Killebrew-Taggart, Cameron Killebrew, Sari White, Kenneth Killebrew, Erin Killebrew, Shawn Bair, Jake Patten, Megan Aubrey, Lissa Lamb
ParentsHarmon Clayton Killebrew, Sr., Katherine Pearl May Killebrew
AwardsLou Gehrig Memorial Award, American League Most Valuable Player Award
Star SignCancer
#Quote
1When I watch the games today I see pitches right down the middle called balls. So I don't know where the strike zone is these days. They seem to have a wide plate and a small strike zone. [in 1998]
2Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own. I like to tell the story of my loving mother, Katie, saying, 'We're here to help each other. What other reason could there be? So get with it, son.'
3My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'
4Well, I like to wash dishes, I guess. - when asked what he liked to do for fun
5Look for the seams (on a knuckleball) and then hit in-between them.
6I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power.
#Fact
1He became the 10th Major League Baseball player to hit 500 regular season home runs on August 10, 1972.
2Diagnosed with esophageal cancer in December 2010.
3Retired in 1975.
4Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.
5Father of Ken Killebrew.
6.509 Slugging Percentage (73rd All Time), 2,435 Games (59th All Time), 4,143 Total Bases (55th All Time), 573 Home Runs (7th All Time), 1,584 RBI (29th All Time), 1,559 Walks (13th All Time), 1,699 Strikeouts (14th All Time), 887 Extra- Base Hits (47th All Time) and 3,693 Times on Base (60th All Time).
71969 American League MVP. Finished 3rd in voting in 1962, 4th in voting in 1963, 10th in voting in 1964, 4th in voting in 1966, 2nd in voting in 1967 and 3rd in voting in 1970.
8Named to 11 American League All Star Teams (1959, 1961 and 1963-1971).
9Member of 1965 American League Champion Minnesota Twins team. Member of 1969 and 1970 American League Western Division Champion Minnesota Twins teams.
10Minnesota Twins All-Time Slugging Percentage Leader (.514).
11Minnesota Twins All-Time Walks Leader (1,505).
12Minnesota Twins All-Time Total Bases Leader (4,026).
13Minnesota Twins All-Time RBI Leader (1,540).
14Minnesota Twins All-Time Homerun Leader (559).
15Minnesota Twins All-Time Games Played Leader (2,329).
16First Baseman for Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins (1954-1974) and Kansas City Royals (1975).
17Minnesota Twins baseball Hall-of-Famer, whose 573 career home runs were, as of 2003, seventh all time, and the American League record for a right-handed hitter. 1969 American League Most Valuable Player.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Step by Step1995TV SeriesHarmon Killebrew
Pastime1990VFW Man

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Kent Hrbek Outdoors2005TV SeriesHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2003TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Up Close Primetime1998TV SeriesHimself
Mr. Belvedere1989TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1986TV SeriesHimself
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - AL Honorary Captain
The Science of Hitting by Ted Williams1974ShortHimself
1971 MLB All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1970 American League Championship Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Minnesota Twins Third Baseman / Himself - Minnesota Twins First Baseman
1970 MLB All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1969 American League Championship Series1969TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Minnesota Twins Third Baseman
1969 MLB All-Star Game1969TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1968 MLB All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
First Annual All-Star Celebrity Baseball Game1967TV SpecialHimself - All-Star
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1966 MLB All-Star Game1966TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1965 World Series1965TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Minnesota Twins Third Baseman
1965 MLB All-Star Game1965TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1964 MLB All-Star Game1964TV SpecialHimself - AL Left Fielder
1963 MLB All-Star Game1963TV SpecialHimself - AL Outfielder
1961 MLB All-Star Game1961TV SpecialHimself - pinch hitter, third baseman
Home Run Derby1960TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92011TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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