Chicago White Sox: Ken Griffey, Jr. is quite used to hearing his name in trade rumors. It's no wonder, then, that he was amused when a Chicago radio station pulled an April Fool's joke last week that had him being shipped to the White Sox in exchange for Paul Konerko. Baseball players live in a world of practical joking. As Griffey told Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, "&we play practical jokes on each other every day. That's what keeps a locker room loose." Executives and owners, on the other hand, live a life practically free of such tomfoolery. It's probably because of this that White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf was not amused by the gag. "He'll get over it," said Griffey.
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