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Ken Griffey Jr.


About Ken Griffey Jr.

Ken Griffey Jr. (born November 21, 1969 in Donora, Pennsylvania) is a Major League Baseball center fielder for the Seattle Mariners. He is one of the most prolific home run hitters in baseball history, currently fifth on the list of most career home runs, and is tied for the record of most consecutive games with a home run. His is also popular with his nicknames "The Natural", "The Kid", and "Junior". He is the son of former big league outfielder Ken Griffey, Sr. Many have described his swing as "one of the most beautiful and effortless." Griffey has also played for the Cincinnati Reds, and Chicago White Sox.

Professional Biography

Teams played for in Major League Baseball

  • Seattle Mariners (1989-1999)
  • Cincinnati Reds (2000-2008)
  • Chicago White Sox (2008)
  • Seattle Mariners (2009-present)

Re-joining Seattle Mariners

In February 09, he signed a one-year contract with Seattle Mariners. While the exact terms of the contract are not out, it is reported the contract is worth $2 million and has an incentives that could boost the total to $4.5 million.

Ken Griffey Jr. in recent news

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