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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kirby Puckett
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1984-1995
Height/Weight
5-9 / 223
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1919) ... DH (81) ... 2B (4) ... 3B (4) ... SS (3)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
2006-03-06 [45.357]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Calumet (Chicago,IL)
Colleges
Bradley University (Peoria, Illinois), Triton College (River Grove, Illinois)
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #1 (#3 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ellsworth Brown
MLB Debut
1984-05-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.055)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [14]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16813 ... retro id: puckk001 ... mlbam id: 120790
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1981BradleyMVCNCAA-1------21cf-of------53156405986841213252200000.378.000.660.660010322.558.282.0000.000.000.8819.50.0037.3
    1982Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-22of---16527565105153335434252731100.382.438.491.92930513521.342.109.4158.208.851.0891.70.9820.0
    1983Visalia OaksCalifA+min-23of---21385481051722979974811466223520.314.366.442.80860424245.279.128.3387.6210.261.3560.91.4926.2
    1984Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-24of---3218092120158241402100.263.294.325.61987263.188.062.3034.6016.093.5080.01.1514.3
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3424ofL-S-E-P3128557631651250311471669442111.296.320.336.65658318717.081.040.3372.7411.844.310.00.0010.3
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3425ofL-S-E-P41616918019929134742112418745309.288.330.385.71574426646.169.097.3235.5111.692.12172.80.5423.1
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3426ofL-S-E-P5161680119223376319620123499720414.328.366.537.90372336574.271.209.3494.7013.692.9121.94.2933.2
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3427ofL-S-E-P61576249620732528991273291606716.332.367.534.90166833365.261.202.3504.7913.622.8422.34.1931.4
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3428ofL-S-E-P715865710923442524121672383209417.356.375.545.92069135871.222.189.3763.3312.013.6127.43.4730.3
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3429ofL-S-E-P8159635752154549851144159305921.339.379.465.84468429558.202.126.3605.998.631.4470.61.3227.0
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3430ofL-S-E-P91465518216440312805457733131115.298.365.446.81161524655.254.148.3249.2711.871.2845.91.9533.5
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3431ofL-S-E-P101526119219529615891153178487427.319.352.460.81266128150.201.141.3434.6911.802.5240.72.2725.6
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3432ofL-S-E-P111606391042103841911017744976161317.329.374.490.86469631361.246.161.3616.3213.942.2033.62.7329.0
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3433ofL-S-E-P12156622891843932289864793715715.296.349.474.82368229564.257.178.3166.8913.641.9828.33.2334.8
    1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3434ofL-S-E-P131084397913932320112632847717711.317.362.540.90248223755.294.223.3145.819.751.6822.04.1539.6
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3435ofL-S-E-P141375388316939023993256893051815.314.379.515.89460227762.307.201.3399.3014.781.5923.43.8236.7
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)17837244107123044145720710851347645096556235885188.318.360.477.83778313453678.229.159.3425.7512.322.1435.02.6429.4
    American League Totals (12 yrs)17837244107123044145720710851347645096556235885188.318.360.477.83778313453678.229.159.3425.7512.322.1435.02.6429.4
    Minor League Totals22490317929846101313799177510356720.330.382.446.82899640369.290.116.3597.5310.341.3769.51.3123.1
    Minor: Rk Totals6527565105153335434252731100.382.438.491.92930513521.342.109.4158.208.851.0891.70.9820.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1385481051722979974811466223520.314.366.442.80860424245.279.128.3387.6210.261.3560.91.4926.2
    Minor: AAA Totals218092120158241402100.263.294.325.61987263.188.062.3034.6016.093.5080.01.1514.3
    Minnesota Twins Totals (12 yrs)17837244107123044145720710851347645096556235885188.318.360.477.83778313453678.229.159.3425.7512.322.1435.02.6429.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Elizabethton TwinsAppRk22OF6500.01331151149144.9662.200.0095.6100.01
    1983Visalia OaksCalifA+23OF13700.02532255280275.9822.000.0097.999.31
    1984Toledo Mud HensILAAA24OF2100.0351303936.9231.700.0015.3100.06
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB24OF12801,125.24381634457454.9933.500.4079.0100.02
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB25OF16101,404.14651985492484.9843.000.3499.4100.01
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB26OF16001,385.0429863443437.9862.700.3298.899.41
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB27OF14701,273.1341852354349.9862.400.2790.793.61
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB27DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.95.17
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLB28OF15801,349.24501234465462.9942.900.3497.5100.01
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB29OF15701,328.14381343455451.9912.900.3496.998.71
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB29DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.311
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB302B100.2000000.0000.000.000.60.75
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB303B100.1000000.0000.000.000.60.74
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB30SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.75
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB30OF14101,194.1354943367363.9892.600.3087.096.61
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB30DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.79
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLB31OF15201,306.03731365392386.9852.500.3093.8100.01
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB322B200.2000000.0000.000.001.21.34
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB323B202.1000000.0000.000.001.21.36
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB32SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.66
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB32OF14901,274.2394933406403.9932.700.3292.093.12
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB32DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.65.63
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLB33OF13901,222.13121322327325.9942.300.2785.889.11
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLB33DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.510.93
    1994Minnesota TwinsALMLB34OF950823.22041332220217.9862.300.2684.188.02
    1994Minnesota TwinsALMLB34DH1300.0000000.0000.000.0011.512.02
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB352B101.00100111.0001.001.000.70.75
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB353B100.2000000.0000.000.000.70.77
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB35SS100.1000000.0000.000.000.70.76
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB35OF1090930.1194941207203.9811.900.2275.779.62
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB35DH2800.0000000.0000.000.0019.420.42
    MLB Totals - (2B)4000100111.0000.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1696004392142513745854534.9892.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)8100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2100351303936.9231.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)137002532255280275.9822.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)65001331151149144.9662.200.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1982Minor---------65-
    1983Minor---------137-
    1984MLB---------128-
    1984Minor---------21-
    1985MLB---------161-
    1986MLB---------160-
    1987MLB---------1478
    1988MLB---------158-
    1989MLB---------1572
    1990MLB---111---1414
    1991MLB---------152-
    1992MLB---221---1499
    1993MLB---------13917
    1994MLB---------9513
    1995MLB---111---10928
    Totals---443---191981