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KEN GRIFFEY

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1987-2010
Positions
CF-1266, OF-1005, RF-230, DH-197, LF-11, 1B-2
Born
November 21, 1969  (44.253)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Moeller  (Cincinnati,OH)
College:
 
Drafted:
Seattle Mariners:  1987-1-1 (June-Reg)  bonus: $160,000 
Signed by
Full Name
George Kenneth Griffey Jr. 
TBC Player ID
967
MLB Debut
April 3, 1989  (19.133)
Year


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Pitch Type
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Brother of Craig Griffey, Son of Ken Griffey

Top Prospect:  team  1988 (#1-SEA), 1989 (#1-SEA)
Speed
44
Contact
48
Patience
77
Batting
64
Power
87

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
3 Homers in a game2x May 24,1996 and Apr 25,1997
40 Homers in a Season MLB7x
500 Career Homers630 hr
Actors in Baseball MoviesLittle Big League,Summer Catch
All-Star Game Most Valuable Player2x 1980,1992
Amateur Draft 1st Pick1987
Comeback Player of the YearNL 2005
First Round Draft Pick1987 (#1)
Gold Glove Award10x AL (OF) 1990-1999
Home Run Derby Participant8x 1990,1992-1994,1997-2000 3x Winner: 1994,1998,1999
HR Leader by FranchiseSeattle Mariners (417)
Major League All-Star Game13x 1990-2000,2004,2007
MLB Most Valuable PlayerAL 1997
Player of the Month2x Apr-1990 (AL),Apr-1997 (AL)
Player of the Week3x Apr-30-1989, Apr-22-1990, Aug-18-1991
Player of the Week7x Jul-25-1993, May-26-1996, Apr-6-1997, Sep-7-1997, May-10-1998, Jul-5-1998, May-13-2007
Regional Home Run LeaderPennsylvania
Silver Slugger Award7x AL (OF) 1991,1993-1994,1996-1999
Simpsons EpisodesHomer at the Bat. Played of on Mr. Burns baseball team
Teenaged Rookie19 yrs old
Topps All-Star Rookie1989
World Baseball ClassicUnited States 2006


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