5-8, 178lb (173cm, 80kg)
March 14, 1960
in Chicago, IL
March 6, 2006
in Phoenix, AZ
Draft: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (3rd) of the 1982 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Triton College (River Grove, IL).
High School: Calumet City HS (Chicago, IL)
Schools: Triton College (River Grove, IL), Bradley University (Peoria, IL)
May 8, 1984
12,500th in MLB history)
vs. CAL 5 AB, 4 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
September 28, 1995
vs. CLE 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2001.
(Voted by BBWAA on 423/515 ballots)
View Kirby Puckett's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1984 season
Agents: Ron Shapiro
Full Name: Kirby Puckett
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