Seattle Mariners Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., center, poses for a photo with current Mariners players, including Robinson Cano, lower right, following a ceremony to retire Griffey’s number 24 on Saturday in Seattle.
Seattle Mariners Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., center, poses for a photo with current Mariners players, including Robinson Cano, lower right, following a ceremony to retire Griffey’s number 24 on Saturday in Seattle. Elaine Thompson The Associated Press
Seattle Mariners Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., center, poses for a photo with current Mariners players, including Robinson Cano, lower right, following a ceremony to retire Griffey’s number 24 on Saturday in Seattle. Elaine Thompson The Associated Press

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