One of Jeff Reardon's most treasured memories is captured in a picture, showing son Shane with a smiling Kirby Puckett.
The Minnesota Twins, their fans and the rest of baseball prepared to celebrate Kirby Puckett one last time -- and fill the Metrodome for a Sunday night ceremony sure to be filled with as many cheers as tears.
Some of Kirby Puckett's most famous friends will speak at a memorial for the late Hall of Famer at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Metrodome.
Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett died Monday, a day after suffering a stroke at his Arizona home, a spokeswoman for St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Scottsdale, Ariz., said.
In Game 6 of the 1991 World Series, Kirby Puckett was a one-man show, turning in perhaps the best postseason performance ever.