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Harmon Killebrew

Awards And Accomplishments

1955 Hit first major league homer June 24, against Billy Hoeft of the Detroit Tigers
1959 Tied Cleveland's Rocky Colavito for American League lead in home runs with 42.
1959, 1961, 1963-71 All-Star Team
1962-64 Led American League in home runs with 48, 45 and 49, respectively
1967 Tied Boston's Carl Yastrzemski for American League lead in home runs with 44.
1969 Voted American League Most Valuable Player after leading league in home runs (49) and runs batted in (140).
1971 Hit 500th home run, off Mike Cuellar of Baltimore Orioles
1974 Twins retire his uniform number (3)
1984 Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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