In 1987, Kirby Puckett played for the Minnesota Twins.
On Base Percentage (OBP) is considered by many to be a better measure of a great hitter than the Batting Average. It is calculated with the formula (Hits + Walks + Hit by Pitch) / (At Bats + Walks + Hit by Pitch + Sacrifice Flies). In 1987, Kirby Puckett had 624 at bats, 207 hits, 32 walks, and was hit by the pitch 6 times. He had 6 sacrifice flies. That gives him an On Base Percentage of .367.
Slugging Percentage (SLG) is a popular measure of a batter's power. It is calculated as (Total Bases) / (At Bats). Another way to look at it is (Singles + 2 x Doubles + 3 x Triples + 4 x Home Runs) / (At Bats). In 1987, Kirby Puckett had 624 at bats, and hit 142 singles, 32 doubles, 5 triples, and 28 home runs, for a .534 slugging percentage.
Being able to get on base and to hit for power are two of the most important offensive skills in Baseball, so the On Base Percentage and Slugging Percentage are often added together. On-base plus slugging (OPS) is a sabermetric baseball statistic. The best hitters in Major League Baseball can achieve an OPS of .900 or higher. In 1987, Kirby Puckett had a .367 On Base Percentage and a .534 Slugging Percentage for an OPS of .900.
Runs Created (RC) is a baseball statistic invented by Bill James to estimate the number of runs a hitter contributes to his team. There are a number of formulas used to calculate it. One of the simplest is (On Base Percentage) × (Total Bases). In 1987, Kirby Puckett had a .367 On Base Percentage and 333 Total Bases for 122.13 Runs Created.
Troy Puckett died April 13, 1971, in Winchester, IN, USA.
Troy Puckett was born December 10, 1889, in Winchester, IN, USA.
Kirby Puckett died March 6, 2006, in Phoenix, AZ, USA.
Kirby Puckett was born March 14, 1960, in Chicago, IL, USA.
Kirby Puckett retired after the 1995 season. Although retiring at his age, he is still the best baseball player.
Kirby Puckett was a Major League Baseball player. He played for the Minnesota Twins from 1984-1995. Puckett died on March 6, 2006 at the age of 45.
Kirby Puckett is 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs 178 pounds. He bats right and throws right.
Troy Puckett is 6 feet 2 inches tall. He weighs 186 pounds. He bats left and throws right.
Kirby Puckett is a former baseball player. He was very popular in his time. The value of a Kirby Puckett bobble head with box and certificate depends on the demand for the item and the condition. To ensure a fair value find a reputable collector.
Troy Puckett debuted on October 4, 1911, playing for the Philadelphia Phillies at Baker Bowl; he played his final game on October 4, 1911, playing for the Philadelphia Phillies at Baker Bowl.
In 1985, Kirby Puckett played in 161 games, all for the Minnesota Twins, and batting in all of them. He had 691 at bats, getting 199 hits, for a .288 batting average, with 5 sacrifice hits, 3 sacrifice flies, and 74 runs batted in. He was walked 41 times, and was hit by the pitch 4 times. He struck out 87 times. He hit 29 doubles, 13 triples, and 4 home runs.