Everything still fits for Junior in Seattle

Griffey brings old memories and new hope in return to Seattle

Originally Published: April 14, 2009
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- Ken Griffey Jr. came home Tuesday a decade older, a decade wiser and, like most of us, many pounds heavier. No matter. His return left Seattle fans feeling so young again they probably stopped for Clearasil on their way home from the game.

In his first game as a Mariner in Seattle since Microsoft stock traded at $100 a share (those were the days), Junior singled, walked, grounded out, struck out and tied his own club record for most smiles produced. The sellout crowd cheered him ...

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