Idaho post office named after baseball slugger Killebrew

A U.S. Post Office in southwestern Idaho, has been named after Payette native and Baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew.

Governor Brad Little and former U.S. Representative Raul Labrador took part in the ceremony Friday in Payette, about 60 miles northwest of Boise. Killebrew was born there in 1936.

He played 7 seasons with the Washington Nationals and 14 with the Minnesota Twins. He hit 573 homeruns, led the American League in homeruns six times and played on 11 All-Star teams.

Killebrew passed away in 2011. (AP)

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