Originally posted by Big BadI think it's time to safely consider Junior Griffey as a non-Hall of Famer.
... I remember buying an ESPN Baseball preview mag in '96 where they said we would be calling this particular time period "The Griffey Era" in Baseball. Now, I know full well the hyperbolic tendencies of ESPN, but at the time, I didn't know of anyone who disagreed with that proclamation. It's been an unbelievable turn of events for Ken since he left Seattle.
"Or F*ckin' Bevacqua, who couldn't hit water if he fell out of a F*ckin' boat." -- Tommy Lasorda (for Guru Zim!)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A3992-2004Oct27.html From the same article, McFarlane paid $3.2 million for McGwire's 70th HR and Bonds's 73rd went for $450,000. bomasterj does not appear to be in the Yahoo!