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Kirby Puckett
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Age 45
Birthday 14 March, 1960
Birthplace Chicago, IL
Died 6 March, 2006
Place of Death Phoenix, AZ
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
Claim to Fame Outfielder for Minnesota Twins
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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 center fielder for the Minnesota Twins (1984–1995). Puckett is the Twins' all-time leader in career hits, runs, doubles, and total bases. At the time of his retirement, his .318 career batting average was the highest by any right-handed American League batter since Joe DiMaggio.

MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1984 MIN 128 557 63 165 12 5 0 31 14 16 69 0.296 0.320 0.336
1985 MIN 161 691 80 199 29 13 4 74 21 41 87 0.288 0.330 0.385
1986 MIN 161 680 119 223 37 6 31 96 20 34 99 0.328 0.366 0.537
1987 MIN 157 624 96 207 32 5 28 99 12 32 91 0.332 0.367 0.534
1988 MIN 158 657 109 234 42 5 24 121 6 23 83 0.356 0.375 0.545
1989 MIN 159 635 75 215 45 4 9 85 11 41 59 0.339 0.379 0.465
1990 MIN 146 551 82 164 40 3 12 80 5 57 73 0.298 0.365 0.446
1991 MIN 152 611 92 195 29 6 15 89 11 31 78 0.319 0.352 0.460
1992 MIN 160 639 104 210 38 4 19 110 17 44 97 0.329 0.374 0.490
1993 MIN 156 622 89 184 39 3 22 89 8 47 93 0.296 0.349 0.474
1994 MIN 108 439 79 139 32 3 20 112 6 28 47 0.317 0.362 0.540
1995 MIN 137 538 83 169 39 0 23 99 3 56 89 0.314 0.379 0.515
Career 1783 7244 1071 2304 414 57 207 1085 134 450 965 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1984 MIN 128 128 1,125 443 16 3 4 0.994
1985 MIN 161 160 1,404 466 19 8 5 0.984
1986 MIN 160 157 1,385 427 7 6 3 0.986
1987 MIN 147 147 1,273 342 9 5 2 0.986
1988 MIN 158 157 1,349 453 9 3 4 0.994
1989 MIN 157 154 1,328 438 13 4 3 0.991
1990 MIN 141 140 1,195 354 10 4 3 0.989
1991 MIN 152 152 1,306 372 13 6 5 0.985
1992 MIN 149 147 1,277 395 9 3 3 0.993
1993 MIN 139 139 1,222 314 12 2 2 0.994
1994 MIN 95 95 823 205 13 3 2 0.986
1995 MIN 110 108 932 193 10 4 1 0.981
Career 1697 1684 - 4402 140 51 37 -

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