Monday, March 13, 2006
Remembering Kirby with a smile.
As expected, the Kirby Puckett memorial service on Sunday at the Metordome ran the gamut of emotions. There were cheers and tears as well laughter and sadness.
Here is one final laugh-out-loud moment that made Kirby the jolly fella we all wish to remember.
In May of 1997, Kirby stopped by “The Late Show with David Letterman” to be a part of the Letterman staple known as the “Top Ten” lists.
Top Ten Ways to Mispronounce Kirby Puckett
10. Kooby Pickett
9. Creepy Pockets
8. Bernie Crumpet
7. Turkey Bucket
6. Buddy Hackett
5. The Puckett Formerly Known as Kirby
4. Punky Brewster
3. Kent Hrbek
2. There once was a man from Nantucket who Kirbied his very own Puckett
....... Englepuck Kirbydink