Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature paused Wednesday afternoon to remember Kirby Puckett, the Twins great who died Monday.
Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson held up a baseball Puckett gave him and talked about Puckett's impact in baseball and beyond, through scholarship programs and children's charities.
Senators bowed their heads and observed a moment of silence in Puckett's memory.
House members took turns reading lines from a resolution that labeled him "one of the greates players in baseball history."
Puckett's family will get a copy of the resolution.
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