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On This Day In Baseball History: June 2, 2010

Ken Griffey, 22-years after making his major league debut as a 19-year old rookie, announces that he has decided to retire. Injuries seem to have cost Griffey a shot at… 102 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

Is Griffmonds as Scary as Mays?

I just can’t get enough of this Hall of Fame stuff. Last week I was reading old posts at Baseball Think Factory just to pass the time. 678 more words


#TBT at twjfuncards.tumblr.com

This morning I posted 15 “fun cards” in the style of 1938 Goudey baseball cards that I drew 25 years ago at twjfuncards.tumblr.com. I have posted these here before, but the image links expired long ago, so I decided to re-upload them to tumblr for posterity. 68 more words


On This Day In Baseball History: April 3, 1989

Seattle Mariners 19-year old rookie Ken Griffey, Jr doubles off of Oakland’s Dave Stewart in his first major league at bat. He’ll go on to hit 630 homers, drive in 1,836 rbi, be awarded 10 gold gloves and one MVP, and be elected to 13 All-Star teams.

On This Day In Baseball History

Griffey Jr. Spends Time With Kids After Retirement

Ken Griffey, Jr. will be eligible for the Hall of Fame voting later this year, after a sterling 22-year major league career that began in 1989. 94 more words

Nike Air Griffey Max II

Reds never got what the Marniers had… But The Kid was still one of the best baseball players of all time…