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 Gary Gaetti - “You know that the true test comes when things are not going good. He went through that here.”
 Gary Gaetti - “His smile was just infectious, and that's how he played, too. He was one of those guys that it was always good to see him.”
 Gary Gaetti - “It's just a weird, sad feeling. Every time I saw him, he was the same guy. He made me smile. He made me laugh. He made me feel good. I was always glad to see him.”
 Gary Gaetti - “He has a knack of making a really big pitch at the right time. He had the bases loaded, came up and threw a curveball -- it wasn't a great curveball -- and got the guy to hit it to second base hard.”
 Gary Gaetti - “He has a knack of making a really big pitch at the right time, ... He had the bases loaded, came up and threw a curveball -- it wasn't a great curveball -- and got the guy to hit it to second base hard.”
 Gary Gaetti - “It's been a great ballpark for everybody the fans and players yet it's probably time for something new when you see it the way we see it. There's a lot of great memories here.”
 Gary Gaetti - “I think everybody's feeling better today. But there's still a feeling of your town is getting crushed and nobody knows what's going on.”
 Gary Gaetti - “Either you're not seeing it out of the pitcher's hand, or you're moving your head when you're swinging. You're doing something mechanically wrong that's causing you to do that.”
 Gary Gaetti - “People named their dogs and their kids Kirby. You name streets after guys like that, and they did that, he's just a special guy.”
 Gary Gaetti - “His 16 games in the majors seem so long ago, when he tried to get a little too perfect, ... The game picks up a little bit. He suffered a rookie setback. That's normal.”
 Gary Gaetti - “The noise is comparable. The advantage we have here is not the advantage we had in the dome. In the dome, opponents tended to lose the ball in the roof and lights. That's not the case here.”
 Gary Gaetti - “Maybe a 'good morning' when he walked by once.”
 Gary Gaetti - “I can't fathom the destruction. It's the scope of the loss. It's knowing how long it's going to take to get things back to normal. There are parts of New Orleans that will never be the same.”
 Gary Gaetti - “I loved watching him play.”
 Gary Gaetti - “I can't help think about the guy's smile. He had an infectious personality. That's what I'll remember.”
 Gary Gaetti - “It might have been a little different if he'd gone out on his own terms. I know something changed in him. He kept the smile on . . . probably somewhere deep in his heart he was hurting.”
 Gary Gaetti - “It's not like I'd call him at home or anything like that, but I saw him different places around the country and he was always the same old Puck to me. He was always smiling, and he'd make you smile.”
 Gary Gaetti - “That was the first World Series in an indoor stadium, so it was kind of a novelty. It was extremely loud. We've had very, very similar moments here where you can actually feel it on your body.”
 Gary Gaetti - “There are times when you mention certain things that happened from your experience, but you just don't go out and say blah, blah, blah, this is how it is, ... I've told them that we were not very good on the road, and we were very good at home, especially late in ballgames. We weren't the best team in baseball. We weren't the best team in the American League, but we got into the tournament, and we got hot. That's exactly what this team has done here.”
 Gary Gaetti - “I'd say he's well on his way to coming back in September and helping us. It all depends on how he feels. I think he can probably step in there right now and hit. That's how it is for Major Leaguers. He seems to be far ahead of where he was before he had his surgery, but I'm only basing that on batting practice.”
 Gary Gaetti - “It's a sad day, but you can't help but smile when you think of Kirby Puckett. You really appreciate his baseball ability. But this is a time to reflect on him as a person. I'm in between whether I should cry or laugh.”