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MLB: The Show 17 introduces plethora of gameplay improvements

Playstation’s MLB: The Show made its debut ten years ago when it featured David Ortiz on the cover. I realize that’s a sore subject, but since then, each year the studio at SIE San Diego has produced a new version of the game.The most recent production of MLB: The Show 17 will feature an array of gameplay improvements to celebrate a special year.One of the first new features...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. graces cover of 'MLB The Show 17'

Fans of an older generation remember Seattle Mariners legend Ken Griffey Jr. appearing on two classic baseball games for the Nintendo 64 console. Well, now a new generation of fans will have their own opportunity to own a game with the Hall of Fame outfield on the cover and playable in the actual game. Sony, via Twitter on Thursday, announced Griffey as its cover athlete for the...
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October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariners retire Ken Griffey Jr’s uniform No. 24

Last month, Ken Griffey Jr. took his place among the game’s greats when he was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. On Saturday, the Mariners honored the man who is sixth on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list. Prior to the game between the Mariners and Angels was a ceremony at Safeco Field, at which time Griffey became the first player in Mariners history to have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners announce plans for Ken Griffey Jr. statue

The Seattle Mariners held a ceremony on Saturday night to honor Ken Griffey Jr. as they retired the former center fielder's No. 24 jersey. The team also announced another cool surprise: There will be a statue of "The Kid" outside of Safeco Field next year. It's official. #Mariners President Kevin Mather announces there will be a Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field next...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobblehead, retro caps highlight Ken Griffey Jr. Weekend (pics)

The Seattle Mariners are pulling out all the stops with events planned all weekend to celebrate the enshrinement of Ken Griffey Jr. in the Hall of Fame. Getting things started on Friday to kick off the Ken Griffey Jr. Weekend is a bobblehead giveaway. Griffey Weekend begins tonight, and there's still time to join us. First 20K take this home. https://t.co/keK2XMCxOV pic.twitter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. put on backwards hat during HOF speech

Ken Griffey Jr. joined baseball’s elite when he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. The 13-time All-Star didn’t just take his place among them, he did so in the most Ken Griffey Jr. way possible. Throughout his 22-year career, Griffey made his mark on the game like few have or will. His swing was near perfection. He glided effortlessly around center field...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s A Bunch Of Ken Griffey Jr. Highlights For You To Enjoy On HOF Weekend

Let’s face it: It’s roughly a million degrees outside, it’s Friday afternoon, and the clock obviously is dragging. The last thing you want to be doing right now is anything productive. All you’re trying to do is get to the weekend. And we’re here to help. Baseball’s Hall of Fame induction weekend is upon us, and the great Ken Griffey Jr. will be enshrined alongside Mike...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners To Retire Ken Griffey Jr.’s No. 24

Ken Griffey Jr. is the best player in the history of the Seattle Mariners franchise, and his legacy with the team will be honored soon when his No. 24 is retired. The date of the ceremony hasn’t yet been announced, but the Mariners confirmed their intentions on Twitter. First Mariner in the Hall, last Mariner to wear No. 24. #Mariners to retire Ken Griffey Jr’s number...
Via NESN.com
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. once tried to commit suicide

Just think, we almost didn’t get to witness Ken Griffey Jr.’s greatness. This week represents a joyous time for Griffey, who was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday. But there was a point in Griffey’s life when things seemed so bad he tried to commit suicide by swallowing 277 aspirin, by his count, according to a 1992 article in The Seattle Times. Griffey...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Piazza makes his Hall of Fame cap decision

A day after being voted into the National Baseball Hall of fame in Cooperstown, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza got a chance to announce the biggest decision of their respective lives: which cap will they be wearing on their plaque? For Ken Griffey Jr., the answer was simple. The Kid will be going into the hall as a Seattle Mariner, the team he grew up before our eyes playing for...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss
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