Kirby Puckett’s Minnesota house on sale for $485K

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett’s Minnesota house is about to hit the market for $485,000 — with Puckett Wheaties and different memorabilia included.

The famed heart fielder for the Minnesota Twins constructed the three,500-square-foot brick house in 1986. 

The five-bedroom, three-bathroom house has a stone walkway resulting in a wooden door with leaded glass home windows and a sidelight window to the left of the door, according to the “Coming Soon” listing.

“When you think about celebrity houses, you think of million-dollar homes. This house is listing at a price that is something a lot of common people can get approved for. It shows — wow — the pay difference then versus now for Major League Baseball players,” itemizing dealer Brandon Johnson advised the Post. 

This second living room used to be Puckett's exercise room, said Johnson.
This household room was once Puckett’s train room, stated Johnson.
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A particular MLB wage report is available, and although Puckett’s wage just isn’t listed, the highest-paid contemporaries have been paid lower than $2 million. Today, Major League Baseball gamers usually make eight figures, according to MLB.com.

Johnson stated the again part of the house was “the Puckett area” the place Kirby exercised and stored his trophies. But it’s now a carpeted household room with a brick fuel hearth added by the present homeowners.

The living room has a collection of memorabilia including baseballs, mini-bats, Twins champion pins, Puckett portraits, baseball cards, Puckett Wheaties cereal boxes and other memorabilia.
The household room has a set of memorabilia together with baseballs, mini-bats, Twins champion pins, Puckett portraits, baseball playing cards, Puckett Wheaties cereal bins and different memorabilia.
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Kirby Puckett was known for his high batting average and for winning the World Series twice.
Kirby Puckett was identified for his excessive batting common and for successful the World Series twice.
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The household room has a set of memorabilia together with baseballs, mini-bats, Twins champion pins, Puckett portraits, baseball playing cards, Puckett Wheaties cereal bins and different memorabilia.

The shelving within the bar is what’s leftover from Puckett’s authentic trophy room, stated Johnson.

“The cabinets and shelving held his trophies and awards. I thought that was really cool,” stated Johnson. 

This games room is opposite a sun room, both designed for entertaining.
This poker site is reverse a sunroom, each designed for entertaining.
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The sun room looks over the 0.77-acre lot with a gazebo.
The sunroom appears over the 0.77-acre lot with a gazebo.
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This decrease stage additionally has a wood-paneled poker site with stained glass home windows and a wood-paneled sunroom.

But when company enter the entrance door, they see a extra muted model of the house — a white carpeted eating room and, down a step, a lounge with a big bay window.

“It’s a nice home — nicer than my home — but humble for a Hall of Famer’s home during his second World Series season,” he stated, sharing that he truly checked out shopping for the house himself.

To the precise is the house’s hardwood ground kitchen with wooden cupboards, stone counter tops, a breakfast bar and a breakfast nook in a five-sided semicircle. 

Up a set of stairs with wood railings are the bedrooms and an workplace.  The main bed room has a walk-in closet, and a secondary bed room has a balcony over the again patio.

“There are some really cool remnants and detail about the build when he [Puckett] lived there — including the drapes” within the main bed room, stated Johnson. “There’s a Dayton’s [Department Store] tag still attached [to the drapes] that says Puckett. That’s pretty cool.” 

Outside, the 0.77-acre lot is on a big pond with 270 toes of shoreline because of the lot’s pentagonal form. It is outfitted with a gazebo, a again patio and a three-car storage.

The Chicago native acquired fan mail at this handle, as prescribed in a 1989 middle school education packet, and lived there throughout each seasons he received the World Series, transferring shortly earlier than the second World Series he received in 1991. 

“There’s a Dayton’s [Department Store] tag still attached [to the drapes] that says Puckett. That’s pretty cool," said Johnson.
“There’s a Dayton’s [Department Store] tag still attached [to the drapes] that says Puckett. That’s pretty cool,” stated Johnson.
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This blue bedroom has a balcony overlooking the back porch.
This blue bed room has a balcony overlooking the again porch.
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This room with blue floors is being used as a gym.
This room with blue flooring is getting used as a gymnasium.
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It final bought in October 1997 for $205,000 to Herbert and Sandra Reierson, sports activities followers who’ve collected Puckett memorabilia of their house. They additionally put in a fuel hearth in 2005, added a deck in 2009 and re-roofed the house in 2014, permit records show.

No. 34 received two World Series in 1987 and 1991 earlier than he retired in 1996 at age 36 as a result of partial lack of imaginative and prescient from glaucoma. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2001. The house is lower than a 20-minute drive from Target Field, the place a statue of Puckett stands in his honor. 

Puckett had two youngsters, Kirby Jr. and Catherine, along with his ex-wife Tonya, whom he divorced in 2002. He was engaged to Jodi Olson in 2005 earlier than he died of a stroke at age 45 in 2006.

The home is on a pentagonal 0.77-acre lot with 270 feet of shoreline.
The house is on a pentagonal 0.77-acre lot with 270 toes of shoreline.
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The shoreline spans an irregularly large 270 feet due to the lot's unusual shape.
The shoreline spans an irregularly massive 270 toes because of the lot’s uncommon form.
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