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Harmon Killebrew | County Dublin

Full Name: Harmon Clayton Killebrew, Jr.

Born: June 29, 1936 in Payette, ID

Irish Roots: Dublin

Family Name: Colvin

Surname Origins: Colvin is a derivation from the Gaelic Mac Conluain, translating as “The son of the great hero!”

Accomplishments: 

  • 13X All Star
  • AL MVP – 1969
  • 6X AL Homerun Leader
  • 3X AL RBI Leader

Honors:

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (1984)

Biography

Harmon Killebrew’s 4x great-grandfather, James Colvin Jr., was born in Dublin!