My favorite Junior quip


Almost forgot this. Maybe 12 years ago I was in Seattle doing a piece on the Mariners. Some rep from a company was cruising the clubhouse, handing the players free pairs of snazzy sunglasses. Ken Griffey, Jr. smiled, grabbed a couple of pairs, then turned back toward the media gathered around his locker.

“Like I always say,” he laughed. “If it’s free, it’s for me, and I’ll take three.”

I’ve recited that quote dozens of times. Love it.

1 thought on “My favorite Junior quip”

  1. Ken Griffey Jr. is an icon & a sure-fire 1st ballot HOFer. It’s too bad some reporter with “journalistic standards” tarnished his name with that whole Napgate thing.

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