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Old 06-03-2010, 09:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

Thoughts on this? Think he was already passed his prime as soon as he left the Reds.
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

I agree. But Griffey was one of the all time baseball greats 5th on the HR list with 630, 1997 AL MVP, Gold Glove EVERY YEAR OF THE 90's, 13-time All-Star, 22 years of great baseball (give or take a couple Reds/Mariners years). Griffey will be a first ballot Hall of Famer.
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

One of the sweetest swings in baseball. It has been fun to watch every season of Griffey's. Although he played for a rival team of the Angels, I always had great respect for "The Kid" and would stop and watch an at-bat of his. I think it was over for him when the injuries started piling up in Cincy.

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Old 06-03-2010, 09:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

About time.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

It is sad to see my favorite player ever hang it up. See you in Cooperstown, Junior.

Unfortunately, he was absolutely atrocious this year, and I'm glad he realized it. It was getting really hard to watch. If it were anyone else, I would be screaming for their release.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

He had speed and he could climb the fences like a 5 year old on a jungle gym, but he was injury prone.
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Old 06-04-2010, 02:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

Should have quit 4 or 5 years ago.

I have no reason to think that Griffey used steroids, but just imagine if he used HGH or something. He never would have had the hamstring injuries that basically ending his career when he was playing in Cincinnati. 800 homeruns, easy.
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Old 06-04-2010, 03:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

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but just imagine if he used HGH or something.
Or imagine if he was a cyborg zombie resurrected from death by Jesus. Man that would be awesome. He could hit 9000 homeruns then.
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Old 06-04-2010, 04:07 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

Not much to say on his retirement besides that he needed it
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Old 06-04-2010, 04:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Or imagine if he was a cyborg zombie resurrected from death by Jesus. Man that would be awesome. He could hit 9000 homeruns then.
Boy, somebody is a little salty.
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Old 06-04-2010, 04:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

His retirement makes me want to play Major League Baseball now
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:07 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

Don't be silly Kong, everybody knows that Jesus can't resurrect cyborg zombies.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:49 PM   #13 (permalink)
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O rly? I think this one can and will.


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Old 06-05-2010, 02:04 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

Sure he can. What do you think Lazarus was. Half zombie, half machine and all hitter. Totally could beat Jr.'s no steroid taking butt.
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Re: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires

well, whatever, it doesn't matter because jesus can't hit a curveball
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