Baseball Isn’t No. 1 With the Next Generation of Griffeys Print E-mail
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Friday, 01 July 2016

GriffeyBaseball Isn’t No. 1 With the Next Generation of Griffeys

An article by NY Times

He could have escaped the shadow of his famous father long ago. Yet Ken Griffey Jr. has always been most comfortable within it. Even in the afterglow of his election to the Baseball Hall of Fame last month — with thehighest percentage of votes in history — Griffey’s warmest moments come when members of the club mention his father.

“The phone rings, and you’re like, ‘O.K., that’s a different number; who is it?’ ” Griffey said last week. “I’ve gotten quite a few calls from guys. It’s funny — most of the pitchers who’ve called me are like, ‘I’m glad I didn’t have to face you, because your dad wore me out.’ ”

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