Collection: Ken Griffey Jr. Baseball Collector Cards Large Selection Top Cards and In Mint Conditions

Ken Griffey Jr. Known as "The Kid," Ken Griffey Jr. is a former professional baseball outfielder who left an indelible mark on the sport. Born on November 21, 1969, in Donora, Pennsylvania, Griffey grew up watching his father, Ken Griffey Sr., play in the MLB. From a young age, it was evident that Griffey Jr. had an extraordinary talent and passion for baseball.

He attended Archbishop Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he dominated the baseball diamond and quickly caught the attention of scouts. As a high school senior, he was selected as the Number 1 draft pick by the Seattle Mariners in 1987.

Griffey Jr. burst onto the scene in 1989, making his Major League debut at the age of 19. Throughout his 22-year career, he showcased an exceptional combination of power, speed, and defensive prowess. His smooth, graceful swing became one of the most iconic in baseball history.

He earned countless accolades, including 13 All-Star selections and 10 Gold Glove Awards. As a power hitter, Griffey Jr. belted a total of 630 home runs, securing his place in the exclusive 600 Home Run Club. In 1997, he received the American League Most Valuable Player Award.

Ken Griffey Jr. played 22 seasons for the Mariners, Reds and White Sox. He had a .284 batting average, 2,781 hits, 630 home runs, 1,836 RBIs and 1,662 runs scored. He won 1 Comeback Player of the Year award, 10 Gold Glove awards, 1 MVP award and 7 Silver Slugger awards. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016.