Cover Major League basball for 28 years and there are two questions asked by family, friends and fans – who was the best player you ever covered, and which one was your favorite.
For me, the answers go both are the same: Ken Griffey Jr.
There wasn’t much he couldn’t do on a baseball field, and what he couldn’t do he figured out and did that, too. Junior was as athletic an outfielder as anyone who ever played, and absolutely fearless.
Watching him grow up was a joy, and his passion on the field was matched by…