Twins Fans, Baseball Greats Honor Harmon Killebrew

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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans place flowers and notes at the base of Harmon Killebrew's statue as the Minnesota Twins remember Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans place flowers and notes at the base of Harmon Killebrew's statue as the Minnesota Twins remember Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans place flowers and notes at the base of Harmon Killebrew's statue as the Minnesota Twins remember Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans look at the flowers and notes at the base of Harmon Killebrew's statue as the Minnesota Twins remember Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans leave mementos at the Killebrew statue.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
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Jim "Mudcat" Grant and Ric Oliva practice.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Jim "Mudcat" Grant and Ric Oliva practice.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Jeff Arundel and Jeff Victor practice.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
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Programs.
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Fans wait to get into Target Field.
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Fan waiting outside Target Field.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans wait to get inside Target Field.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans wait to get inside Target Field.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fan leaves flower at Killebrew statue.
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Fans take pictures of Killebrew statue.
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Fan takes picture of Killebrew statue.
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Killebrew plaque.
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Minnesota Chorale
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Fans wait to get inside Target Field.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans wait to get inside Target Field.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
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Fans enter Target Field.
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Fans enter Target Field.
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Fan with handmade "Killer" jersey.
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Fan takes pictures of field.
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Fan reads program.
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Fans take advantage of available concessions.
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Fans wait for service to begin.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
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Fan reads program.
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Fans at memorial service.
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Fans of all ages attended the service.
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Twins baseball greats gathered at the service.
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Fan receives program.
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Program.
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Programs.
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T.C. Bear arrives at Target Field.
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Jim "Mudcat" Grant and other baseball legacies arrive at Target Field.
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Baseball greats arrive at Target Field.
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Jim "Mudcat" Grant.
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Members of the Twins baseball legacy arrive at Target Field.
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Members of the Twins baseball legacy arrive at Target Field.
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Members of the Twins baseball legacy walk into Target Field through Gate 3.
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Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
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Jim Kaat.
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Twins baseball greats gathered at the service.
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Killebrew's number, immortalized in the stadium.
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Jim Thome holds Killebrew's jersey at the seat that measures the distance of his farthest home run.
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Twins baseball greats gathered at the service.
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Jim "Mudcat" Grant and Ric Oliva perform.
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Killebrew's family gathered at the service.
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A fan watches the performance.
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Standing ovation.
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Fans made signs dedicated to Killebrew.
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Fans of all ages gathered at the service.
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Dick Bremer and John Gordon hosted the service.
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Fan at the service.
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A nearby water tower was decorated with Killebrew's number.
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Gate 3.
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Row "3".
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Michael Cuddyer.
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Standing ovation.
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Fans leave memorabilia at the Killebrew statue.
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Standing ovation.
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Standing ovation.
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Applause.
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Justin Morneau.
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Fan with sign dedicated to Killebrew.
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Fans took pictures with cell phones and cameras.
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Justin Morneau.
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Standing ovation.
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Standing ovation.
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Standing ovation.
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Fan at service.
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Fans at service.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Michael Cuddyer #5 of the Minnesota Twins returns to his seat after speaking at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
MLB commissioner Bud Selig at the memorial for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Former pitcher Jim Kaat speaks at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Jim Thome #25 of the Minnesota Twins sits with Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew's 1961 game worn jersey where Killebrew's 520-foot home run at Metropolitian stadium would have landed in Target Field on May 26, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Hall of Famer Rod Carew speaks at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Paul Molitor, formerly of the Minnesota Twins, looks down the line of current and former baseball players at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Hall of Famer Rod Carew speaks at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Hall of Famer Rod Carew shakes hands with Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins after Morneau spoke at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Fans at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
A fan holds up a sign at the memorial service for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Memorial Service
Nita Killebrew, wife of the late Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, speaks a memorial service for her husband on May 26, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew passed away on May 17, 2011 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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