Ken Griffey Jr. http://www.kplu.org en Ken Griffey Jr. to be inducted into Mariners' Hall of Fame http://www.kplu.org/post/ken-griffey-jr-be-inducted-mariners-hall-fame <p>Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame as its seventh member.</p><p>The Mariners announced the induction Tuesday. Griffey's ceremony will take place Aug. 10 before the Mariners face the Milwaukee Brewers.</p><p>Griffey spent 13 of his 22 seasons in the majors with the Mariners. He was drafted by Seattle in 1987, made his debut at the major league level two years later and went on to have one of the finest careers in baseball history. Griffey finished with 630 home runs — sixth all-time — and was a 13-time All-Star and the 1997 American League MVP.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:08:59 +0000 The Associated Press 7604 at http://www.kplu.org Ken Griffey Jr. to be inducted into Mariners' Hall of Fame Hard to embrace idea of Griffey as Mariners' consultant http://www.kplu.org/post/hard-embrace-idea-griffey-mariners-consultant <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-953147.mp3</p><p>There are a lot of unanswered questions and unresolved issues with Ken Griffey Jr.&#39;s new job as special consultant with the Seattle Mariners. This follows his abrupt retirement in the middle of the season last year. Fri, 18 Feb 2011 04:15:32 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 820 at http://www.kplu.org Hard to embrace idea of Griffey as Mariners' consultant