Junior back to enjoying sweet success
Just when it looked like Ken Griffey Jr. was for the most part washed up, he's again an elite-level player.
Griffey hit his 534th career homer Sunday to move into a tie for 13th place on the career list with Jimmie Foxx, who grew strong as a youth by milking cows and doing chores on the family farm. Next up: Mickey Mantle, who hit 536 homers with arm strength forged through years of swinging a sledgehammer in the mines of Oklahoma.
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