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Ken Griffey Jr. Ad: Nike Says Goodbye With Home Run Derby Commercial (VIDEO)

07/13/2010 08:47 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ken Griffey, Jr. retired in early June, but Nike said farewell with one final ad for the baseball legend on Monday night. Fittingly, the commercial aired during the home run derby, a competition Griffey dominated three times, including a 1993 moonshot in Baltimore that left the stadium and hit a warehouse across the street.

The commercial features many home run calls from longtime Seattle Mariners announcers Dave Niehaus and Rick Rizzs, and it closes with Rizzs issuing his customary "Goodbye, baseball" tagline -- a message repeated in on-screen text, which morphs into "Hello, Cooperstown."

According to the Seattle Times, the commercial also aired on MLB Network earlier in the game.

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