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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rod Carew
After Bryce Harper's most frustrating day as a major leaguer, he dressed quickly at his locker. He tossed on a knit hat, slung the tuxedo he'd need for the organization's charity gala later Saturday evening over his shoulder and walked out of the Washington Nationals' clubhouse.
For 14 seasons, Harmon Killebrew was the cleanup hitter for the Minnesota Twins, the ferocious slugger who used his incredible strength to knock baseballs out of the park.
Harmon Killebrew's Hall of Fame career as one of the most powerful sluggers baseball has known was merely a subplot to his story as family and friends gathered to say goodbye.
Reaction to Tuesday's death of Minnesota Twins slugger and Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew:
It didn't take long for Bert Blyleven to feel at home in the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. As soon as he sat down in the Grandstand Theater, the notorious prankster was in high gear.
Bert Blyleven finally has been elected to the Hall of Fame, and the Minnesota Twins are elated.
"No matter how many players pass through the Twins organization, there will only be one face of this organization and that's Harmon Killebrew," Carew said through tears. "Charlie, I know that you've taken a safe voyage. I love you, and I'll see you one day."