Ben Meder was the runner-up in this year’s Award program. Part of his recognition included throwing the “first pitch” to T.C. Bear, catcher. Nice throw, Ben!


Harmon's Heart of Baseball Award

This award recognizes a person with disabilities who exemplifies the character attributes of Harmon Killebrew in their work environment.   These might include "always give it your all" attitude, be kind, be positive, be helpful, inspire others, always take time to smile.

The Winner

On August 25, Nita Killebrew and a representative from the Minnesota Twins, will present the winner and the winner’s employer, with the Harmon’s Heart of Baseball Award during the on-field pregame celebration.  The winner and their employer will receive a plaque. A large plaque with the winner’s name and where they work will be inscribed and will remain on display at Target Field.  Also, a video will be created showcasing the winner’s accomplishments at work.  The video will be featured on the Jumbotron at Target Field during the pre-game celebration.