Puckett tributes: Please, you've already said enough...

Many words of great eloquence, grace, and feeling have been uttered in memory of Kirby Puckett since his death on Monday. These are not among them.

Less global warming, more global warmth

"One of the last things I said before I walked out of the room, 'No matter the weather, it'll always be 34 degrees in Minnesota.'"

--Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ken Griffey Jr., recalling his last moments at Kirby Puckett's hospital bedside

Well, he did already have Babe Ruth and Ted Williams...

"God must have really needed a number three hitter, because he took Puck way too soon."

--Former Twins teammate Kent Hrbek, speaking on KFAN (1130 AM) Friday morning

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