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John McGrath: Ken Griffey Jr. shed some tears, showing he cares

Anybody who saw Ken Griffey Jr. on Saturday night was not surprised to see him cry like a kid Sunday afternoon. On the eve of his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Mariners held a lavish gala for Griffey at a local art museum flanking Oswego Lake. When former team president Chuck Armstrong introduced Griffey to the dinner guests, he broke down before speaking a word.

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WATCH: Ken Griffey Jr. reflects on Hall of Fame speech, baseball legacy

Seattle Mariners legend Ken Griffey Jr. discusses his legacy following his speech Sunday at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
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WATCH: Ken Griffey Jr. reflects on Hall of Fame speech, baseball legacy 8:53

WATCH: Ken Griffey Jr. reflects on Hall of Fame speech, baseball legacy

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VIDEO: Ken Griffey Jr. says idea to turn hat backward wasn't his

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WATCH: MLB peers offer Ken Griffey Jr. advice for Hall-of-Fame speech

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VIDEO: Ken Griffey Jr. hints he'll advocate Edgar Martinez in Hall of Fame speech