1984 HEADLINE: Kirby Puckett’s Debut A Hit, 4 Of Them!!!
On this day in 1984, Kirby Puckett made his major league debut with the Minnesota Twins.
And he got off to an incredible start to his professional career…
Going 4/4 on the day, Puckett electrified the faithful Minnesota Twins fans. Batting lead-off, Puckett went 4-for-5 while also scoring his first run and stealing his first base as well. Of the 4 hits, all of them were singles.
He left his debut game with an .800 batting average and Twins fans had an instant hero.
Happy Anniversary Mr. Puckett. Thanks for the memories!!!