Anthony Kirby Puckett was born March 14, 1960.

Puckett is the Minnesota Twins all-time leader in hits, runs, doubles and total bases. He played his entire 12-year career with the Twins, starting in 1984 and ending in 1995.

During his time with the Twins, he won two World Series titles. The first came in 1987, when Puckett batted .357 in the series to lead the Twins to the title.

However, his greatest moment came in the 1991 World Series against the Atlanta Braves. Puckett hit a walk-off home run to send the series to Game 7.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001. Unfortunately, Puckett passed away at the age of 45 after suffering a stroke.

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