Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/12/13
A tribute to the Kid So, as the Mariners seem to be on to the next year already, let’s use this space to talk about the most important Mariners player of all time: Ken Griffey Jr. We can forget about a run at the Wild Card. We can forget about shooting for .500. Hell, the only thing I think we can hope for now is a return to the 75 win mark of last year. About the only thing going for us at this juncture of the season is knowing that we won’t finish last this year. Thanks Houston! So, let’s talk about something that makes us happy: Ken Griffey Jr. The Kid He was the first bona fide superstar to fall into the laps of fans in Seattle. Yes Steve Largent was here before him, but he wasn’t in the national spotlight the same way that Junior was. So for this weeks segment, I forwent any highlights the M’s may have had, and went with a piece about Junior (No offense to Felix and his gem today). After all, if it weren’t for the love of Junior we wouldn’t have a team to root for at all right ...
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