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A different kind of love

Despite famous last name, Trey Griffey chooses to blaze his own path

Originally Published: January 2, 2012
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN RecruitingNation

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- We remember the sweet swing, the leaping catches in center field, the towering home runs, but none of it defined the prodigious baseball career of Ken Griffey Jr. more than his smile.

As a 19-year-old rookie in 1989 or a future Hall of Fame retiree just 19 months ago, when Griffey wore a baseball uniform, he had fun.

His love for the game was genuine. It's what made him strive for greatness, he said.

Look closely this week as the White team practices ...

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