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Ken Griffey Jr

Curt Schilling's Right Wing Comments Could Keep Him Out The Hall-Of-Fame

John A. Tures | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports
John A. Tures

Schilling had talent, a transition from reliever to starter, playoff and World Series fame and the most famous bloody sock in history. It's just too bad that he didn't show any real life sportsmanship after he retired from the game.

Why Upper Deck Baseball Cards Taught My Generation to be Timid

Jason Schmitt | Posted 12.15.2015 | Sports
Jason Schmitt

Opening my well-packed boxes created by the youthful, ever energetic iteration of myself -- I was in awe of the sheer amount of time and effort I spent decades earlier in organizing complete sets by hand, alphabetizing "common" cards," and listing out card values.

Was There a Bat 'Autographed' by 'Ken Griffey III' in the 2015 Scene in Back to the Future Part II?

Brian Cronin | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

With "Back to the Future Day" approaching, I thought it would be nice to spotlight some legends from the films, which is easy, as few films seem to spawn as many rumors, myths and legends as the Back to the Future franchise, particularly the scenes in the second film set in the future.

Ken Griffey Jr. Apologized To ESPN Anchor For Trainwreck Interview

Awful Announcing | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Yesterday former MLB superstar Ken Griffey Jr. went on SportsCenter and gave a brutal, lifeless, deadpan, trainwrec...

BRACKET: All-Time Home Run Derby

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Babe Ruth never did. Neither did Hank Aaron. The same goes for Jimmie Foxx. None of those baseball legends managed to hit 37 home runs before the All-...

Legendary Athletes Bike Through Alabama To Raise $1 Million For Tornado Relief

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact

HENAGAR, Ala. -- Pedaling past tornado-tossed homes and broken trees, Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson and about 100 bicyclists started a five-day, 30...

A-Rod Passes Griffey On HR List

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Alex Rodriguez has moved ahead of Ken Griffey Jr. into sole possession of fifth place with his 631st career homer. Rodriguez connected on t...

Ken Griffey Jr. Retires: Retirement Caps 630-Homer Career

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SEATTLE — In his prime, Ken Griffey Jr. was considered the best player in baseball, on pace to rewrite the record books. Injuries derailed his ...

WATCH: Nike Says Farewell To Ken Griffey, Jr.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

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 ai...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Commissioner Bud Selig, despite the "imperfect game," doesn't sense a movement to increase instant replay in baseball.

Isaac Bruce and Others Return Home to Retire

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Recently, there have been a number of aging NFL players that have signed one-day contracts designed to allow them to retire on the teams where they began their careers.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will not reverse the blown umpire's call in the "Imperfect game."

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

And then there were none. #1 Serena Williams is ousted in the quarterfinals of the French Open. There are no Americans left in either singles draw.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has been approved by the NBA as the new owner of the New Jersey Nets. He says he plans to give Nets fans "plenty to cheer about."

Ken Griffey Jr. Fires Back: I Hope Teammates Are 'Man Enough To Come To Me'

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Ken Griffey Jr. insisted Tuesday he was available to pinch hit during a recent Seattle Mariners game, in spite of a report that he w...

Ken Griffey, Jr. & Mariners Hurtle Toward Nightmare End

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SEATTLE -- It turns out one of the reservations the Seattle Mariners had in welcoming Ken Griffey Jr. back in 2009 was 2010. The 2010 season, to be e...

Griffey To Re-Sign With Mariners: AP Source

AP | GREGG BELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SEATTLE — Junior's back in Seattle, one more time. Ken Griffey Jr. and the Mariners agreed Wednesday to another one-year contract that will kee...

Baseball Strikes Out (Again)

Ferentz LaFargue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ferentz LaFargue

In spite of all of its problems, it wasn't until today when I heard the news about David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez, that for the first time in my life, I am ready to turn my back on baseball.

Sox Season a Success? You Can Put it on the Board

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

There were few tears, if any, shed Monday night by a Sox team that never quit, even as it was running on fumes. This team didn't promise a World Series. There was no "curse" to break. The epitaph of the 2008 White Sox? They lived on the edge and died with their spikes on.

Balls in Our Fields: Chicago Says Let's Play Two

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The Cell isn't even the center of Chicago's baseball world this year. I was at that place, Wrigley Field, Tuesday for the Cubs-Dodgers workout, where pre-game interviews consisted of finding a dozen different ways to ask someone how it feels to do something they haven't done yet.

Sox Crush Seattle, Sweep Series

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Ken Griffey Jr. hit one of Chicago's four homers to move into a tie with Sammy Sosa for fifth on the career list and the surging White...

Griffey Hits 600th Home Run

AP | CHARLIE MCCARTHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CINCINNATI — A day after hitting No. 600, Ken Griffey Jr. held off pondering where he might finish on the career home run list _ or where he cou...