Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/27/13
A Mariners Legend Earlier this week, the Seattle Mariners released the news that Ken Griffey Jr. would be added to the Mariners Hall of Fame.  Griffey will be the seventh member of the most elite members of the Seattle franchise. The Mariners Hall of fame was formed in celebration of the club’s 20th anniversary in 1997.  Since that time, other members have slowly been added over the years. Here is the current list as found on the Mariners website: Alvin Davis (1997) Dave Niehaus (2000) Jay Buhner (2004) Edgar Martinez (2007) Randy Johnson (2012) Dan Wilson (2012) There’s no doubt about it. Ken Griffey Jr. belongs in the Mariners Hall of Fame. (Photo: AP) When it comes to the Mariners including Ken Griffey Jr., there really is nothing to debate.  Junior was the heart and soul of the Mariners, and all of Major League Baseball, for many years.  In some ways he still is, as he has not once been included in the black list conversations concerning performance enhancing drugs. In Seattle, he
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