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Fiancee says Puckett wanted ashes spread on field

Updated: May 9, 2006, 2:15 AM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The fiancee of the late Kirby Puckett says the former Minnesota Twins outfielder often told her he wanted his ashes spread over an inner-city baseball diamond.

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Jodi Olson, who was to marry Puckett next month, told the Star Tribune of the Hall of Famer's wishes in a phone interview Monday.

Attorneys representing Puckett's children have filed a petition in Maricopa County, Ariz., where he lived at the time of his death, asking that his ashes ...

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