This will be more difficult than hitting a 96 mph fastball on the inside corner from a left-handed pitcher. This will be much harder than sprinting backward, climbing the wall at the Kingdome and robbing someone of a home run.
For a man who will be remembered as perpetually playing the game with an electric smile, the mere mention of Saturday’s festivities brings a contorted look to his face. It’s part pressure and part pain.
For Ken Griffey Jr., being inducted into the Seattle Mariners’ hall of fame on Saturday is an honor, a pleasure and a precursor for his …