Ken Griffey Jr. meant so much to his fans, and they meant everything to him. Mariners fans reflect on what Junior meant to the game of baseball, to the Northwest, to the next generation of baseball players and more.
#23 – The Fans
“He was Michael Jordan to MLB…Without Griffey, the Mariners wouldn’t be the Mariners.
“He’s everything good about baseball…He came up in the system, loved the city, came back to the city, and he’s always represented Seattle so incredibly well…He saved baseball in Seattle.”
“He brought our city together.”
“One person can make everyone around him better. I think he did that.”
Visit Mariners.com/24stories to check out each video on Junior’s impact throughout the community, in pop culture, among the current generation of Major League stars and beyond.