Career statistics for Minnesota Twins center fielder Kirby Puckett.
Kirby Puckett (March 14, 1960 – March 6, 2006) was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a Minnesota Twin.
Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett died Monday, a day after suffering a stroke at his Arizona home on March 6, 2006.
Kirby Puckett was a proven team leader with an ever-present smile and infectious exuberance who led the Minnesota Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991.
Kirby Puckett graced the cover of Sports Illustrated's 1992 baseball preview issue. the Twins had won the World Series – largely due to Puckett – the previous season.
I still have my original copy of this issue. This truly was the heyday of the Twins and Puckett was so loved by the community.
A Montage of Kirby Puckett Highlights with background music.
Kirby Puckett nearly singlehandedly won Game 6 of the 1991 World Series with his fielding and hitting efforts.
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