Ken Griffey Jr will be inducted into Mariners hall of fame
For 11 seasons, sports fans in the Northwest enjoyed watching one of the best all-around players in Major League Baseball history.
Today the Seattle Mariners announced that Ken Griffey Jr. will become the seventh member of the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame when he is inducted during a pre-game ceremony on Saturday, August 10, 2013.
He'll join Alvin Davis (1997), Dave Niehaus (2000), Jay Buhner (2004), Edgar Martinez (2007), Randy Johnson (2012) and Dan Wilson (2012).
To be eligible for selection, a player must have been active in a Mariners uniform for at least five seasons and be retired as a player at least two years.