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Enjoy Ken Griffey Jr. while you still can

Originally Published: September 30, 2009
By Jim Caple | Page 2

On a cool, rainy Tuesday evening in Seattle that signaled the end of summer and the start of fleece and Gore-Tex season, Ken Griffey Jr. stepped into the batter's box and took his stance, the dark No. 24 on his back somehow standing out as bright as neon. He waggled his bat, shook his rear, swung at the first pitch from Oakland's Trevor Cahill and drove it into the left-field seats.

Two months shy of his 40th birthday, Junior still has a stroke so sweet, four out of five ...

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