Twins to honor Puckett at Metrodome ceremony
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins needed a big building for a tribute to Kirby Puckett. It was only natural they'd choose the Metrodome, where Puckett won the hearts of so many fans.
The Twins announced plans to honor Puckett in a free public ceremony Sunday evening at the stadium, with testimonials from family, friends and current and former Twins, along with video highlights of his life and career. The family plans a private ceremony earlier that day.
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Kirby Puckett: 1960-2006
Hall of Fame outfielder Kirby Puckett died at the age of 45. He was a 10-time All-Star and won two World Series rings in 12 seasons with the Twins.
• Puckett dead at 45 ...
• Players, fans mourn Puckett
• Twins to honor Puckett
• Stark: Greatness personified
• Gammons: Remembering Puck
• Caple: No one as likable as Puck
• Transcript: 911 call
• Kurkjian: A game for the ages
• Rojas: Big Papi's idol
• Puckett's highs and lows
• ESPN.com voices on Puckett
• SportsNation: Your memories?
• Gallery: Puckett in photos
• Wiley: Trial and error (from '03)
• Hall of Fame:
Election | Induction | Speech
• Career: Highlights | Statistics