Kirby Puckett (1987 – Topps #450)

Anthony Kirby Puckett was drafted 3rd overall and played for the Minnesota Twins during his entire 12 year M.L. career (1984 – ’95). He was a 10 time All- Star and MVP of the 1993 game. He was a member of 2 separate World Series Championship Teams (1987, 1991).  He also won a total of 6 Gold Glove Awards for his work in Center Field and 6 Silver Slugger Awards for his prowess at the plate.  Kirby was the A.L. batting leader in 1989 and he led the League in RBI in 1994. His uniform number (#34) was retired by the Twins and Kirby Puckett was inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 2001.  He died (the official cause was a stroke) in 2006 at the age of only 45.

Kirby Puckett 1987 Topps #450

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One response to “Kirby Puckett (1987 – Topps #450)

  1. He was an outstanding player for MN but sad he passed away at such an early age!

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