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Mariners legend Ken Griffey Jr. drafted 35 years ago today

Thursday marks two important anniversaries in Ken Griffey Junior's career. The Mariners legend was drafted on June 2, 1987 by Seattle. After a 21 year big league career, including 12 season with the M's, Griffey also retired on this day on 2010. The hall of famer retired with more than...
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Seattle Mariners fans need this Ken Griffey Jr. bobblehead

The Kid is back and better than ever thanks to FOCO’s latest limited-edition bobblehead: A Seattle Mariners Ken Griffey Jr. bobblehead. Our friends at FOCO have just dropped a great new limited-edition bobblehead that Seattle Mariners fans are going to love. It features Ken Griffey Jr. blowing a bubble-gum...
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Ken Griffey Jr. surprises 13-year-old Jordan Robinson with Hank Aaron Invitational invite

Ken Griffey Jr., the National Baseball Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Reds outfielder and Moeller High School standout, surprised 13-year-old Jordan Robinson at his middle school in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Wednesday to invite him to the Hank Aaron Invitational, a youth showcase and development experience scheduled for July at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Fla., according to a story from MLB.com's Alyson Footer. ...
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Ken Griffey Jr. surprises teen with invite to Hank Aaron Invitational

Being called to the principal's office can be an unpleasant experience, one that most kids spend their entire childhood trying to avoid. But for one particular student at Ten Oaks Middle School in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a trip down the hall on Wednesday will be remembered as one of the best moments of his life.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC
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An Awesome Ken Griffey Jr. Mail Day!

A few weeks ago I saw the companion card to the infamous Ken Griffey Jr. Project 2020 Keith Shore baseball card! The best part is that the new Ken Griffey Jr. Keith Shore Project 70 baseball card looks just like a Garbage Pail Kid card! So what is the story behind this card?

Ken Griffey Jr. talks about Joe Buck saying he didn't smile, praises St. Louis fans

A conversation Ken Griffey Jr. had with Joe Buck on Friday during Buck's alternate broadcast on ESPN of the PGA Championship with Michael Collins gave Junior a chance to explain the smile he gave Buck during a game in St. Louis years ago when the National Baseball Hall of Famer and former Moeller High School standout played for the Reds - in addition to chatting about his long-time friendship with Tiger Woods. ...
CINCINNATI, OH
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Nick Saban recalls rounds of golf with Tiger Woods, Ken Griffey Jr.

Before teeing off at the annual Regions Tradition Pro-Am on Wednesday, Alabama head coach Nick Saban recalled rounds of golf with a couple of fellow sports icons. Appearing on McElroy & Cubelic In The Morning on WJOX-FM, Saban revealed that before playing at Greystone Golf & Country Club, he hit the links at Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters.
TUSCALOOSA, AL