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us: Griffey, Ken, Jr.


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    • us: Griffey, George Kenneth, Jr.
  • Variants

    • us: Griffey, George Kenneth, Jr.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19691121
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Donora (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
        • Organization: (naf) Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
        • Organization: (naf) Seattle Mariners (Baseball team)
        • Organization: (naf) Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
    • Organization

        (naf) National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
    • Organization

        (naf) Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
    • Organization

        (naf) Seattle Mariners (Baseball team)
    • Organization

        (naf) Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Ken Griffey, father and son, 1991: CIP galley (Ken Griffey Jr. started playing baseball in the majors when he was 19; three years old in 1973)
    • found: Post, First collector series baseball card, c1990: back (Ken Griffey Jr.; b. 11-21-69, Donora, Pa.; Seattle Mariners outfielder)
    • found: Ken Griffey, Jr., & Ken Griffey, Sr., 1995: CIP t.p. (Ken Griffey, Jr.) galley (George Kenneth Griffey, Jr.)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Griffey, Ken, Jr.; George Kenneth Griffey Jr.; major league baseball player; born 21 Nov. 1969 in Donora, Pennsylvania, United States; finished Cincinnati's Moeller High School; played the 1987 season for the Mariners' Bellingham (Washington) baseball team in the short-season Northwest League; played for the San Bernardino club in the California League, the Mariners' Vermont farm club in the Class AA Eastern League; the Seattle Mariners; the National League's Cincinnati Reds; the Chicago White Sox; leading vote getter on the American League All-Star squad; retired from baseball in May 2010, with 630 home runs; In 2009 Secreatry of State Condoleezza Rice named Griffey, Jr. an American Public Diplomacy Envoy)
  • Change Notes

    • 1991-06-21: new
    • 2015-03-13: revised
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