Ken Griffey Jr.
With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.
The Seattle Mariners will induct former manager Lou Piniella into the team Hall of Fame on Aug. 9.
The Mariners actually did it — something Howard Lincoln, baseball experts and many Mariners fans say they shouldn’t. But really, what do they have to lose?
Ken Griffey Jr. kept telling stories, continued to acknowledge his appreciation to the fans and reminisced about his career, even as the scheduled game time came and went.
The Mariners announced Tuesday that Ken Griffey Jr. will become the seventh member inducted by the team. His ceremony will take place on Aug. 10 before the Mariners host the Milwaukee Brewers.