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Just in time for Opening Day (part 1)

Happy Reds Opening Day! As I type this, my Redlegs trail the Washington Nationals 1-0 while waiting to bat against Brandon Kintzler, who replaces future Hall of Famer… 119 more words


The Day the Kingdome Fell

“Oh my God, you worked for the Mariners?!” It seemed like the question was sung out in unison by the team of fresh, eager faces I sat before at the Walt Disney Internet Group on an early November day in 1999. 999 more words


The Real Way To Make Baseball More Appealing

The grass is freshly cut, cleats are in the dirt, and Spring Training is finally in full swing after what felt like the most sluggish offseason in recent memory. 993 more words


Josh Wilson

As had been the case so often during the early parts of the 2010 season, Josh Wilson lived up to the nickname. Originally dubbed “Paperboy” by teammate Ken Griffey Jr, in reference to his youthful looks, the journeyman infielder had delivered timely hits throughout the month of May, bringing a new meaning to the moniker. 494 more words

Seattle Mariners

Seeing Griffey Hold Up That Reds Jersey...

I’ll never forget it. I probably still have the newspaper clipping that my grandma cut out for me somewhere in my basement, along with the rest of my baseball cards and memorabilia from my childhood. 269 more words

Milliron Sports

Steelers Sign Ken Griffey Jr.'s Son To Futures Contract

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Kid’s kid is getting a shot with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The AFC North champions have signed wide receiver Trey Griffey, son of baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., to a reserve/futures contract. 81 more words


Former No. 1 overall pick, Chipper Jones, in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Former No. 1 overall picks in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Two years ago, Ken Griffey Jr. became the first former No. 1 overall draft pick to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 84 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)