Monday, March 06, 2006

R.I.P. Kirby Puckett


How can Kirby be dead? :(

Baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett, who helped lead the Minnesota Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991, died Monday after suffering a stroke over the weekend, the team announced. He was 45.

Puckett was in a Phoenix, Arizona, hospital after suffering a stroke Sunday at his Scottsdale home and undergoing neurosurgery.

He "was given last rites and passed away this afternoon," said a statement issued by his family. "Kirby's family and friends thank his fans for their thoughts and prayers."

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