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.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE MLB HEADLINES
- Report: Cuban slugger to D-backs for $68.5M
- Cubs: Strop avoids injury in car accident
- Frasor, Royals reach one-year, $1.8M deal
- Red Sox officially unveil Sandoval, Ramirez