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American professional baseball player Ken Griffey, Jr. was a dominant power hitter of the 1990s and ranked among the best defensive outfielders of all time.
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Ken Griffey, Jr. was born November 21, 1969 in Donora, Pennsylvania. He made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners in 1989 and went on to win the American League Gold Glove Award 1991–1999. In 1997 he was a unanimous selection for the American League's Most Valuable Player award. In 2000 Griffey became a free agent and chose to be traded to Cincinnati.
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