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Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett (Puck)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: March 14, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, US
Died: March 6, 2006 in Phoenix, Arizona, US
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) of the 1982 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Triton College (River Grove, IL).

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1982 22 1.7 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 65 305 275 65 105 15 3 3 35 43 4 25 27 .382 .438 .491 .928 135 3 1 1 0
1983 23 0.7 Visalia CALL A MIN 138 604 548 105 172 29 7 9 97 48 11 46 62 .314 .366 .442 .808 242 2 3 5 2
1984 24 -1.3 Toledo IL AAA MIN 21 87 80 9 21 2 0 1 5 8 2 4 14 .263 .294 .325 .619 26 0 2 1 0
1984 24 -4.7 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 128 583 557 63 165 12 5 0 31 14 7 16 69 .296 .320 .336 .655 187 11 4 4 2 1
1985 25 -3.9 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 161 744 691 80 199 29 13 4 74 21 12 41 87 .288 .330 .385 .715 266 9 4 5 3 0
1986 26 -2.8 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 161 723 680 119 223 37 6 31 96 20 12 34 99 .328 .366 .537 .903 365 14 7 2 0 4
1987 27 -1.4 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 157 668 624 96 207 32 5 28 99 12 7 32 91 .332 .367 .534 .900 333 16 6 0 6 7
1988 28 -0.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 158 691 657 109 234 42 5 24 121 6 7 23 83 .356 .375 .545 .920 358 17 2 0 9 4
1989 29 0.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 159 684 635 75 215 45 4 9 85 11 4 41 59 .339 .379 .465 .843 295 21 3 0 5 9
1990 30 1.4 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 146 615 551 82 164 40 3 12 80 5 4 57 73 .298 .365 .446 .811 246 15 3 1 3 11
1991 31 2.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 152 661 611 92 195 29 6 15 89 11 5 31 78 .319 .352 .460 .812 281 27 4 8 7 4
1992 32 3.4 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 160 696 639 104 210 38 4 19 110 17 7 44 97 .329 .374 .490 .864 313 17 6 1 6 13
1993 33 4.1 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 156 682 622 89 184 39 3 22 89 8 6 47 93 .296 .349 .474 .824 295 15 7 1 5 7
1994 34 4.9 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 108 482 439 79 139 32 3 20 112 6 3 28 47 .317 .362 .540 .902 237 11 7 1 7 7
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1995 35 6.0 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 137 602 538 83 169 39 0 23 99 3 2 56 89 .314 .379 .515 .894 277 15 3 0 5 18
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 1783 7831 7244 1071 2304 414 57 207 1085 134 76 450 965 .318 .360 .477 .837 3453 188 56 23 58 85
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 224 996 903 179 298 46 10 13 137 99 17 75 103 .330 .382 .446 .828 403 5 6 7 2
All Levels (14 Seasons) 2007 8827 8147 1250 2602 460 67 220 1222 233 93 525 1068 .319 .362 .473 .836 3856 188 61 29 65 87
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1982 22 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN OF 65 149 133 11 5 1 .966 2.22
1983 23 Visalia CALL A MIN OF 137 280 253 22 5 5 .982 2.01
1984 24 Toledo IL AAA MIN OF 21 39 35 1 3 0 .923 1.71
1984 24 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 128
1984 24 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 128 1126.0 457 438 16 3 4 .993 3.63 3.55
1985 25 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 161
1985 25 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 161 1404.0 492 465 19 8 5 .984 3.10 3.01
1986 26 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 160
1986 26 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 160 1385.0 443 429 8 6 3 .986 2.84 2.73
1987 27 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 147
1987 27 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 147 1273.0 354 341 8 5 2 .986 2.47 2.37
1988 28 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 158
1988 28 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 158 1350.0 465 450 12 3 4 .994 3.08 2.92
1989 29 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 157
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1989 29 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 157 1328.0 455 438 13 4 3 .991 3.06 2.87
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 3B 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 125
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN LF 9
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 141 1194.0 367 354 9 4 3 .989 2.74 2.57
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 9
1990 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN SS 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1991 31 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 144
1991 31 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 152 1307.0 392 373 13 6 5 .985 2.66 2.54
1991 31 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 19
1992 32 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 2B 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1992 32 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 3B 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1992 32 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 149
1992 32 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 149 1275.0 406 394 9 3 3 .993 2.84 2.70
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1992 32 Minnesota AL MLB MIN SS 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1993 33 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 95
1993 33 Minnesota AL MLB MIN LF 1
1993 33 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 139 1222.0 327 312 13 2 2 .994 2.39 2.34
1993 33 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 47
1994 34 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 3
1994 34 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 95 824.0 220 204 13 3 2 .986 2.37 2.28
1994 34 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 95
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 2B 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN CF 5
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 109 930.0 207 194 9 4 1 .981 1.96 1.86
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 106
1995 35 Minnesota AL MLB MIN SS 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 4 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.25
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 4 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
MLB (12 seasons) MLB CF 1432
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 10
MLB (12 seasons) MLB OF 1696 14618.0 4585 4392 142 51 37 .989 2.79 2.67
MLB (5 seasons) MLB RF 276
MLB (3 seasons) MLB SS 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Minors (3 seasons) Minors OF 223 468 421 34 13 6 .972 2.04
All Levels (3 Seasons) 2B 4 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.25
All Levels (3 Seasons) 3B 4 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
All Levels (12 Seasons) CF 1432
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 10
All Levels (14 Seasons) OF 1919 14618.0 5053 4813 176 64 43 .987 2.79 2.60
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 276
All Levels (3 Seasons) SS 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1982 22 Elizabethton Twins Appalachian League Rk
1983 23 Visalia Oaks California League A
1984 24 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA
1984 24 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1984-05-08 1984-09-30
1985 25 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 26 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
1988 28 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1988-04-05 1988-10-02
1989 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1989-04-04 1989-10-01
1990 30 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 31 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-06
1992 32 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 33 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-03
1994 34 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-10
1995 35 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-09-28

Sabr ID: abfa93df

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