Ken Griffey Jr.'s Son Trey Makes Stellar One-Handed Catch in Spring Game

When you are the son of one of the most famous baseball players to ever play the game there are bound to be expectations placed on you--especially if you play the same game. Fair? Absolutely not, but it is what it is. Trey Griffey--son of former MLB superstar Ken Griffey Jr.--doesn't play his dad's game, but if he can make grabs like this next season fans will not care who...
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Today in History: Griffey Jr.’s Debut Home Run

Ken Griffey Jr. was one of the greatest players to ever play the game of baseball (via giantbomb) On April 10, 1989, Ken Griffey Jr. hit his first career home run into deep left field off of Chicago White Sox pitcher Eric King in the first inning of his major league debut to help the Seattle Mariners  to a 6-5 home victory over the Chicago White Sox. Harold Reynolds, Alvin Davis...
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The Dugout: Ken Griffey Jr. really despises Linda Cohn

March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. apologized to Linda Cohn for trainwreck interview

Yesterday former MLB superstar Ken Griffey Jr. went on SportsCenter and gave a brutal, lifeless, deadpan, trainwreck of an interview to anchor Linda Cohn.  As much as Cohn tried, she couldn't get more than one word out of Griffey on more than one occasion. Shortly after the interview aired, and after a mountain of negative publicity, Griffey posted this message on Instagram...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. issues apology to Linda Cohn for awkward interview

Less than 24 hours after giving one of the most awkward interviews of all time, Ken Griffey Jr. issued an apology to Linda Cohn.
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ken Griffey Jr.'s painfully awkward interview on SportsCenter

God bless Linda Cohn.  She tried as best as she could to get a decent interview out of Ken Griffey Jr. but he was clearly in another universe.  Griffey appeared on the afternoon live SportsCenter in a promo spot for Upper Deck and Cohn asked him questions about his favorite cards growing up and thoughts on today's MLB. Griffey's responses were... less than forthcoming...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. gives uncomfortable interview with Linda Cohn on SportsCenter

You can tell from the video above, Ken Griffey Jr.’s favorite MLBer is Andrew McCutchen and he wasn’t too excited about being on SportsCenter Wednesday afternoon. As part of Upper Deck’s 25th anniversary, the baseball card company had Griffey on ESPN interviewing with Linda Cohn. Griffey Jr. answered some Twitter questions, including who he thought was “the best all around...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. owns 100 copies of Photoshopped Upper Deck rookie card (photo)

Ken Griffey Jr.’s arrival in the major leagues in 1989 as a bright-eyed, teenaged rookie with the Seattle Mariners was met with great fanfare and anticipation, not only from baseball fans, but those involved in the baseball card business as well. Griffey was only 18 years old when his Upper Deck rookie card was released. […]The post Ken Griffey Jr. owns 100 copies of his Photoshopped...
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February 06, 2014  |  1 Comment

Ken Griffey Jr. dominating #TBT game on Instagram

Ken Griffey Jr. is not one of those folks that you would immediately would think has an Instagram account, but that is probably why it makes his feed so special. The former Mariners star has been on Instagram since the middle of October, and FTW spotted the goodness first.  Here is a sampling of the goods, including a few incredible throwbacks.  You can check out his full account...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Griffey's son to play football for Wildcats

Rich Rodriguez has landed a big-name recruit for the Arizona Wildcats. Trey Griffey, the oldest child of future Hall of Fame center fielder Ken Griffey Jr., has given a commitment to play football at the University of Arizona. His decision was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Griffey, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound wide receiver from Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, made a visit...
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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