On this date in 2006, Kirby Puckett passed away at age 45 after suffering a massive stroke.
"I'm glad Puck's one of us utility guys now. Maybe he'll raise the salary structure a little." - Twins utility man Al Newman after Puckett played third base, shortstop and second base in a game in 1990
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