Kirby Puckett

1960 - 2006

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Kirby Puckett (March 14, 1960 – March 6, 2006) was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a center fielder for the Minnesota Twins (1984–1995). Puckett is the Twins' all-time leader in career hits, runs, and total bases. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kirby Puckett has received more than 1,462,199 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Kirby Puckett is the 55th most popular baseball player, the 13,465th most popular biography from United States and the 39th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Kirby Puckett ranks 55 out of 70Before him are Justin Verlander, Hyun-jin Ryu, Robinson Canó, Johan Santana, Mike Trout, and Johnny Damon. After him are Roy Halladay, Carlos Beltrán, José Bautista, Tim Lincecum, Giancarlo Stanton, and Adrián González.

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Among people born in 1960, Kirby Puckett ranks 594Before him are Colin Pitchfork, Kevin Shirley, Steve Blum, Bradley Walsh, Osvaldo Golijov, and Nicola Griffith. After him are Glenn Anderson, Douglas H. Wheelock, Lisa Martin, Tim Pawlenty, Caroline Lucas, and Rati Agnihotri. Among people deceased in 2006, Kirby Puckett ranks 318Before him are Ed Bradley, Gernot Jurtin, Corinne Rey-Bellet, Jesús Rollán, Charles E. Brady Jr., and Mohamed Abdelwahab. After him are Elson Becerra, Ana Carolina Reston, and Nilton Pereira Mendes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kirby Puckett ranks 13,465 out of 15,968Before him are Misty Stone (1986), Charlie Adler (1956), PZ Myers (1957), Rachel True (1966), Al Roker (1954), and Lark Voorhies (1974). After him are Keena Rothhammer (1957), Mike Conley Sr. (1962), Bret Harrison (1982), Rose Namajunas (1992), Daz Dillinger (1973), and Keith Langford (1983).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Kirby Puckett ranks 39Before him are Ken Griffey Jr. (1969), Cal Ripken Jr. (1960), Curt Schilling (1966), Justin Verlander (1983), Mike Trout (1991), and Johnny Damon (1973). After him are Roy Halladay (1977), Tim Lincecum (1984), Giancarlo Stanton (1989), Adrián González (1982), Mark Teixeira (1980), and Stephen Strasburg (1988).