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Big League Stew:
It's funny how life works. In the late 1980s, Ken Griffey Jr. was the prodigiously talented baseball prospect with the famous father that was always mentioned in the next breath.
Some 20 or so years later, The Kid is the one greasing the wheels for a fame that his offspring might have achieved on his own accord anyway. High school senior Trey Griffey was named to the Under Armour All-American Game on Wednesday, moving one step closer to making it big as a wide receiver. Though his father and grandfather made their names in baseball, the family legacy is drawing Trey plenty of attention as he sets to graduate from Dr. Phillips High in Orlando and move onto the college ranks.
What's interesting is that Ken Griffey Jr. has tried to stay in the background as much as possible during his son's career, which has attracted scholarship offers from Michigan State, Iowa State and Washington State and interest from Oregon, Tennessee and UCLA. Is it because Junior experienced this ...
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