Wednesday, March 08, 2006

R.I.P., Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett was a baseballer for the Minnesota Twins. That's the team I support.

Seriously - I went to see them play at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome* once, and I haven't really ever been to that many live sporting events that I wasn't playing in myself.

And some people may recall I was once in a band called The Minnesota Triplets. (It was a four-piece.)

I support the Twins because Hüsker Dü formed in Minneapolis. (In NFL, I support the Minnesota Vikings for the same reason.)

Kirby played in the first World Series I ever watched all of. That's the series that inspired my song "Series MVP".

Kirby's dead at the age of 45.

* a three-H dome in a 3M town.


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