Ps store preorders will be live in ps store next tuesday, 1st november. Baseball heroes paperback january 21, 20 by elizabeth mills author. He spent most of his career with the seattle mariners and cincinnati reds, along with a short stint with the chicago white sox. See more ideas about ken griffey, griffey jr and seattle mariners. By the time he reached moeller high school, juniors big league future seemed secure. Back on august 31, 1990, two generations of griffeys suited up for the seattle mariners and made history.
On september 14, 1990 father and son hit back to back. Baseball almanac is an indepth website with the tagline where what happened yesterday is being preserved today. Subscribe to the play index and get access to more data than you can imagine. Other advertising baseball cards book shelf feedback fun.
The younger griffey never planned to play baseball, and its believed the pick was the mariners way of honoring their longtime star, griffey jr. Dual signed on rawlings adirondack big stick pro ring baseball bat. On september 14 at anaheim they did even better, hitting backtoback home runs off kirk mccaskill. The son of a reds legend and arguably the best player in baseball at the time, griffey jr.
Ken griffey baseball stats with batting stats, pitching stats and fielding stats, along with uniform numbers, salaries, quotes, career stats and biographical data presented by baseball almanac. Should you have a psa graded card that does not appear in this set composite, login to my set registry, go to your set in my sets and use the link called report a cert that should match this composite to. He is the father of hall of fame outfielder ken griffey jr. He would debut for the mariners in 1989 and produce one of the best eleven year stretches in the history of the game. See more ideas about ken griffey, griffey jr and baseball players. Buy from many sellers and get your cards all in one shipment. However, when tsn updated their list for a new book in 2005, despite having. For his father, also a former player and coach, see ken griffey sr. Griffey nearly duplicated his 1997 statistics, finishing with 56 home runs and 146 rbi.
Baseball heroes sports families library binding january 1, 2010. His mastery of both the offensive and defensive aspects of the game, coupled with his childish enthusiasm and glittery smile, made him one of the games most popular heroes. Drafted by the seattle mariners in the 1st round 1st of the 1987 mlb june amateur draft from archbishop moeller hs cincinnati, oh high school. Bats induction annuals bats hof career statistics bats hof silver. Mlb sports news, scores, schedules, and videos fox sports. Several of those 630 homers were historic, but eight of them once came in eight consecutive games, tying an incredibly rare major league record matched previously by dale. Baseball heroes sports families mills, j elizabeth on. In 1969, the cincinnati reds drafted griffey in the 29th round. Should you have a psa graded card that does not appear in this set composite, login to my set registry, go to your set in my sets and use the link called report a cert that should match this composite to report the item you would like added. Griffey, a 1987 moeller graduate, will be inducted into the national baseball hall of fame july 24 in cooperstown, new york. Shop comcs extensive selection of baseball cards matching. Nov 24, 2008 music from ken griffey jrs major league baseball for the snes console. Trey griffey college stats college football at sports.
Jimmy wynn might be the most overlooked player in hall of fame history, and he deserves second look. My book hardball retrospective is available in digital format on. His family moved to cincinnati, ohio, where his father, ken griffey sr. He shares a birthday with another donora native and halloffamer, stan musial.
A member of the baseball hall of fame and a time allstar, griffey is one of. Griffey led the league in home runs four times, while bonds did it twice. In the 2017 world baseball classic, gonzalez was a coach for the puerto rico team. The greatest fatherson duo in baseball, ken griffey sr. Baseball almanac is pleased to present a record book full of baseball milestones for home runs in a. In the final 85 atbats of his career, often playing beside his son, he hit. This offensive output, coupled with his sparkling defense in center, made him a modern day willie mays. By 1989, griffey was in the major leagues with the mariners at age 19. Card for the show and you will instantly receive 11,000 in stubs for the show 16. Its pretty clear that the injuries took a serious toll on him.
Music from ken griffey jrs major league baseball for the snes console. Today, griffey is about to be inducted into the national. When you preorder through ps store you will receive 10 bonus standard packs, a ken griffey jr. A hall of fame game new, 40 comments by colin okeefe jan 6, 2016, 9. Ken griffey, jr his father, outfielder ken griffey, sr. Griffey was a member of the famed big red machine, and a threetime allstar. Every day, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, todays schedule, top performers, new debuts and interesting tidbits. Griffey was born in donora, pennsylvania, on november 21, 1969. He played alongside star shortstop alex rodriguez on the seattle mariners. This griffey averaged one homerun every 24 plate appearances, a walk every 9, a strikeout every 6, and a hit every 5. A member of the baseball hall of fame and a time allstar, griffey is one. The latest stats, facts, news and notes on ken griffey sr. Drafted by the seattle mariners in the 1st round 1st of the 1987 mlb june amateur draft from archbishop moeller hs cincinnati, oh. They played their first game together for the seattle mariners on august 31, 1990.
Apr 16, 2020 explore sirjuggernauts board ken griffey jr. For information regarding statistical abbreviations, please view the statistics legend. Like other donora children of that time, griffey grew up playing baseball and dreamed of following in musials footsteps. I am a new jersey native with a passion for baseball, statistics. A member of the baseball hall of fame and a time allstar, griffey is one of the most. All columns may be sorted by clicking the column name. According to baseball almanac, the alltime itphr record is held by. Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. Baseball, fatherhood, and my life in the big red machine throughout the cincinnati area from may. To him, it was about playing the game the only way he knew, the way he had been taught in clubhouses and by his father and idol ken griffey sr. Mlb home sports news, scores, schedules, and videos fox. Clicking on an indivdiual season will display the teams roster for that season.
With his leapingoverthewall catches and powerpacked home run swing, ken griffey, jr. Juan gonzalez society for american baseball research. Its also available for football, basketball and hockey. This list was compiled during the 1998 season, counting only statistics through 1997. Miller banter about an anecdote in david halberstams book the teammates about.225 637 143 743 45 394 1601 234 1384 385 673 1055 1248 158 23 473 472 605 1048 1271 544 1094 1158 938 361 548 660 602 471 360 1076