When Ken Griffey Jr. stepped into the batter’s box, even opposing pitchers were left in awe by his sweet swing. It took some convincing, but Griffey, who is currently the hitting coach for Team USA, eventually decided to take some batting practice ahead of the World Baseball Classic quarter-final game against Venezuela. Shortly after Griffey picked up a baseball bat, every player on Team USA stood around the plate to catch a glimpse of the iconic swing. METS STAR EDWIN DIAZ SUFFERED FREAK INJURY IN WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC BUT TOURNEY IS FAR FROM ‘MEANINGLESS’The last time Griffey was on an All-Star team was in 2007, when several Team USA players were 12-years-old or younger. Several players had smiles on their faces as they watched in admiration at loanDepot park, the site of this year’s World Baseball Classic Championship.
Source: Fox News March 18, 2023 22:46 UTC