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Twins Hall of Famer dies

MINNEAPOLIS Kirby Puckett, the bubbly, barrel-shaped Hall...lose but you didn't mind it being Kirby Puckett. When he made the catch and when...and sign the national guestbook for Kirby Puckett at Legacy.com. Kirby Puckett was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/07/bas_66781.shtml
Baseball
Reggie Jackson sorry for remarks

...by the Yankees star's admitted use of performance-enhancing drugs. Jackson also said he didn't see Carter, Kirby Puckett, Phil Niekro, Don Sutton and Jim Rice as Hall of Famers.Jackson is a special adviser with the New York Yankees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-07-12/reggie-jackson-sorry-rem
Pendleton remembers his friendship with hall of famer

...literally, on a baseball field in east Tennessee a quarter-century ago. In Rookie ball circa 1982, Minnesota prospect Kirby Puckett, the Midwesterner, came sliding into second base for a steal and met St. Louis prospect Terry Pendleton, the guy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/08/bas_68102.shtml
Baseball
Ripken forms new controlling entity

...will serve as the controlling entiry for the GreenJackets, as well as the Aberdeen IronBirds of the NY-Penn League. Notable investors in the company include current and former major league players including Melvin Mora and Kirby Puckett.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/07/gja_30432.shtml
GreenJackets
Shaq is now 'Big AARP'

...an active player.Framed jerseys from the likes of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Mark McGwire, Kirby Puckett, Steve Young and Jerry Rice. An NBA Finals MVP trophy. Basketballs with the Miami Heat logos painted on them, one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-06-03/shaq-now-big-aarp
Homer Hankies, earsplitting noise await Oakland

...and 1991, when the Twins won the World Series, it's going to be very loud. "You can't hear anything," said Kirby Puckett, who led the Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991. The Twins are 11-1 at the Metrodome in postseason games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/04/bas_356438.shtml
Baseball
Smith, Dawson and Viola on Hall ballot

...Dykstra and Mike Greenwell. Gary Carter and Jim Rice head the group of 17 holdovers from last year's ballot, when Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield were elected. Carter was selected on 64.8 percent of the ballots, which are sent to 10-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/30/bas_330576.shtml
Baseball
Baseball notes: Clemens gets scratched from Sunday start

...Erik Hanson off the disabled list to make Sunday's start. PUCKETT DROPPED PHONE: Former Minnesota Twins outfielder Kirby Puckett says his auto accident this week was caused by a dropped cellular phone. Puckett needed 20 stitches to close a scalp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/11/oth_225884.shtml
Other sports
One in three players made a million dollars

...Griffey Jr. at $7,885,532, Texas outfielder Juan Gonzalez at $7.5 million, retired Minnesota outfielder Kirby Puckett at $7.2 million, and White Sox first baseman Frank Thomas and Cleveland third baseman Matt Williams at $7.15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/31/oth_219887.shtml
Other sports
Mets ace is close to returning

...base and left the game after the inning. IN MEMORIAM: In Minneapolis, the Minnesota Twins announced plans to honor Kirby Puckett in a free public ceremony Sunday night at the stadium, with testimonials from family, friends, and current and former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/bas_68424.shtml
Baseball