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Baseball great Harmon Killebrew dies at 74

Harmon Killebrew, the Minnesota Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, has died at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after battling esophageal cancer. He was 74.

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Harmon Killebrew poses for photo circa 1965 in Orlando, Florida.

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Harmon Killebrew of the Washington Senators playing with his sons at home.

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Harmon Killebrew of the Washington Senators signing autographs for admirers.

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Harmon Killebrew of the Washington Senators.

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Al Newman, Harmon Killebrew and Frank Quilici share a laugh during the Minnesota Twins Legends game held prior to the game between the Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins on September 5, 2010 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins won 6-5.

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Harmon Killebrew waves to the crowd prior to throwing out the first pitch before a game between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees during game three of the American League Divisional Series on October 8, 2004 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis.

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Harmon Killebrew poses next to a statue of him - unveiled at Target Field prior to the game against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 3, 2010.

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