Kirby Puckett (Puck)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: March 14, 1960 in Chicago, IL
High School: Calumet City HS (Chicago, IL)
Schools: Triton College (River Grove, IL), Bradley University (Peoria, IL)
Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1982 amateur draft (January). (All Transactions)
Debut: May 8, 1984 (Age 24.055, 12,498th in MLB history) vs. CAL 5 AB, 4 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1984 season [*]
Team: Twins 1984-1995
Agents: Ron Shapiro [*]
Last Game: September 28, 1995 (Age 35.198) vs. CLE 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2001 (423/515 ballots).
View Kirby Puckett Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: March 6, 2006 in Phoenix, AZ
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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