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Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ken Griffey Jr.

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This was a post from some time ago and considering that he was inducted this past weekend it was only fitting to repost this. Congratulations Ken Griffey Jr. on your induction into Baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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Career statistics

Batting average

.284

Hits
2,781

Home runs
630

Runs batted in
1,836

Teams
Seattle Mariners (1989–1999)
Cincinnati Reds (2000–2008)
Chicago White Sox (2008)
Seattle Mariners (2009–2010)

Career highlights and awards

13× All-Star (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007)
10× Gold Glove Award (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
7× Silver Slugger Award (1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
1997 AL MVP
1992 MLB All-Star Game MVP
2005 NL Comeback Player of the Year
3× Home Run Derby winner (1994, 1998, 1999)
4× AL home run champion (1994, 1997, 1998, 1999)
AL RBI champion (1997)
Major League Baseball All-Century Team
Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame

In light of the fact that Ken Griffey Jr  is up for election into MLB’s Hall of Fame, Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday is going to re post an entry published two…

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