The tragic news about Kirby Puckett has resulted in a number of blog posts and articles about Kirby's career. We have created this page in order to give readers and writers alike the opportunity to share their thoughts, and the thoughts of others, in one central location.
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- helping to develop the ArmchairGM Kirby Puckett Page.
Blog Posts and Other Tributes
- Aaron Gleeman recounts a trying time in his own life, trying to add meaning to the void.
- For BatGirl, Bob Casey is announcing Puckett's arrival into Heaven.
- Stephen Silver  remembers the Puck he feels like he's always known.
- Nick and Nick both appear to recount a legend lost.
- CityPages has an open thread in which dozens of fans have shared their thoughts.
- A Kirby tribute over at MVN's Twins blog.
- Will's Twins Page is coming to terms over the loss.
- The Bleacher Guy weighs in with memories of Kirby.
- David Pinto notes how Puckett developed into a fine ball player.
- Even Red Sox fans mourn, notes SawxBlog.
- Yankee fans, too, says RLYB.
- The News-Press Blog is still in shock.
- He was sure fun to watch, attests Redleg Nation.
- And, says Ivy Chat, he was "a hell of a ballplayer."
- The Baseball Crank republishes his column about Kirby's Cooperstown enshrinement.
- Jay Jaffe is sad for what Puckett took from us.
- "The world will miss Kirby's leadership and infectious smile," writes Ballpark Frank, echoing Puckett's Hall of Fame plaque.
- Jeri Sickles hopes that Kirby is remembered "as someone who truly loved baseball."
- Metsblog found Kirby easy too root for, even if he wasn't a Met.
- RIP Kirby A great player and from what I can tell a really good guy.
- A good man, who raised himself up from nothing to become something, gone far too young -- Bleed Cubbie Blue
- Baseball Mike remembers Puckett as one of his first favorite players
- The Feed fondly remembers Kirby's smile, a game 6 and the legacy he left the game.
- Have You Met Tony? remembers Kirby from a long time before he hit any homeruns in 1991.
- Over The Monster, a Red Sox blog compiles notable Kirby Puckett memories from around the blogosphere.
- Thoughts To Blog creator, Jake, remembers collecting Puckett baseball cards as a kid.
- WE WILL miss you Kirby!!
- Big & Sharp remembers
- cpkpdx says thanks.
- Bye, Kirby. Thanks for all the great plays.
- a rarity is gone
- Rest in Peace Kirby
- Technosailor.com pays tribute: Goodbye Kirby, You Will Be Missed
- We'll miss you Kirby. Thanks for playing.
- Fuzz Martin remembers being called "Kirby."
- Wombat Rampant remembers the glory that was #34.
- Mourning the Passing of Kirby
- And another link.
- Life Size Painting of Kirrrby Puckett, Downtown Minneapolis - Baker Center
Tue 03/07/06, 8:17 am EST