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A home run for Johnny

Harmon Killebrew poses with 9-year-old Johnny Guiney at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 12, 1964. Killebrew had visited Johnny in May after he was hospitalized with burns suffered when his altar boy robe caught fire. Johnny asked his idol to hit a homer, and the leading home-run hitter in the major leagues responded with a first-inning, two-run blast. See full story Harry Harris / Associated Press