FROM THE HOME OFFICE IN EDINA

“Top 10 Ways to Mispronounce Kirby Puckett,’’ a list read by the Twins great on the “Late Show with David Letterman” that ran on May 9, 1997:

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.

1. Englepuck Kirbydink.