Mar 06 2006

Kirby Puckett Dies

Baseball great Kirby Puckett dies at 45

(CNN) — Baseball hall of famer Kirby Puckett, who helped lead the Minnesota Twins to World Series wins in 1987 and 1991, died Monday after suffering a stroke over the weekend, the team announced. He was 45.

Puckett was in a Phoenix hospital after suffering a stroke Sunday at his Scottsdale, Ariz., 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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