Griffey regaining sparkling form
After two fallow years, it's heartening to see Ken Griffey Jr. pop up on "SportsCenter'' again for the right reasons.
With another good decade of baseball in front of him, did Griffey have a legitimate chance to appear on the next All-Century team, as well?
Griffey was 29 years old and a Silver Slugger-hoarding, Gold Glove-collecting machine of unparalleled skill and versatility when he joined Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and the other greats in the first All-Century outfield. He had averaged 52 homers and 141 RBI over the previous four seasons with Seattle, and it seemed likely he'd maintain that level of production given how tough it was to get him out of the lineup.
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