Black and white photograph of children playing on the playground of St. Paul’s Neighborhood House in 1937.

Playground, Neighborhood House, St. Paul

Children playing on the playground of St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, 1937.

Black and white photograph of Girls’ Club doll party at West Side Neighborhood House, St. Paul, 1919.

Girls’ Club doll party at West Side Neighborhood House, St. Paul

Members of the Girls’ Club at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House attending a doll-themed party, 1919.

Black and white photograph of sewing Club at West Side Neighborhood House, St. Paul, 1911.

Sewing Club at West Side Neighborhood House, St. Paul

Two members of the Sewing Club at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, 1911.

Color image of the Kirby Puckett memorial plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, 2012.

Kirby Puckett Hall of Fame plaque

Close-up view of the Kirby Puckett memorial plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Photographed by Flickr user Neil R on October 13, 2012.

Color image of a statue of Kirby Puckett at Target Field in Minneapolis, 2010.

Kirby Puckett statue

Statue of Kirby Puckett at Target Field in Minneapolis. Photographed by Jeramey Jannene on August 7, 2010.

Color image of the flowers, messages, and mementoes placed at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis after the death of Kirby Puckett.

Kirby Puckett memorial

View of the flowers, messages, and mementoes placed at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis after the death of Kirby Puckett. Photographed by Drew Geraets on March 7, 2006.

Color image of Kirby Puckett at batting practice, c.1994.

Kirby Puckett at batting practice

Kirby Puckett at batting practice, c.1994.

Color image of Kirby Puckett batting against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Camden Yards.

Kirby Puckett at bat

Kirby Puckett batting against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Camden Yards. Photographed by Jeff Self on July 17, 1993.

Color image of Kirby Puckett during the 1991 World Series.

Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett during the 1991 World Series.

Puckett, Kirby (1960–2006)

Kirby Puckett played twelve seasons as a center fielder for the Minnesota Twins. Known for both his playing skills and his spirit, “Puck” played a major role in rejuvenating the team and leading them to World Series victories in 1987 and 1991. Although his career was cut short by eye problems, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001.

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