51 Inspirational Ken Griffey Jr Quotes


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Ken Griffey Jr Quotes – Ken Griffey Jr is a professional baseball outfielder in America. He spent 22 years of his life in baseball. The nickname of Ken Griffey Jr is “Junior” and “The Kid.” He has played in Major League Baseball.

Most of the career of Ken Griffey Jr spent with Cincinnati Reds and Seattle Mariners. He also played with the Chicago White Sox. Ken Griffey Jr is also a member of the Hall of Fame of baseball.


He is among the top players that have hit many home run hitters’ players in baseball. With his amazing career, he inspired a lot of people.

His basketball journey is the motivation for many people. If you are a fan of Ken Griffey Jr, this article is for you as I have added some of his popular quotes.

Most Famous Ken Griffey Jr Quotes


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2.”Anybody can be a dad. I just want to be a good parent. I want to be a dad that my kids can talk to. I want to have a relationship with them.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

3.”I might go 0 for 4 in a game, but I still had a chance to help the team by making plays in the field.”-Ken Griffey Jr.


4.”All my life in professional baseball, people said ‘He could be better.'”-Ken Griffey Jr.

5.”It doesn’t matter how much money you make; it’s where you feel happy.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

6.”Sometimes I’m like, Wow, ‘Criminal Minds’ is deep.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

7.”My mom told me to hang around with the right people. That’s what I’ve been doing. Just taking it easy and having fun.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

8.”Most of the people that I still talk to and hang out with, to them, I’m just Ken.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

9.”A lot of my friends and guys who I have watched and grew up with and who have been at my house are Hall of Famers, and I just know them as Ozzie Smith, Eddie Murray, Kirby Puckett, Dave Winfield… I know these guys like my older brothers and uncles, the guys who took care of me.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

10.”No one is perfect. Your ERA is not zero. You’re not going to have 30 wins. And your batting average isn’t going to be 1.000. So you don’t have the right to verbally talk out about somebody. Look at yourself. Did you do everything you could do? Did you start your day off right? Are you perfect?”-Ken Griffey Jr.

11.”I was able to live out my dream of playing baseball, and I’ve got to do the same for my kids and let them live out their dreams of whatever they want to do in life.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

12.”I grew up in baseball, so I know how hard it is to not have a dad around to see sporting events and stuff like that.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

13.”I like how in little league they have nine kids who play the field but we have 17 kids on the roster and all 17 kids should hit. I like that we do that down here in Florida.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

14.”I think that it takes one person in the household to be a baseball fan for people to love baseball. And if you don’t love baseball as a parent, your kids are not going to love it because you’re not watching it.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

15.”I don’t know what my numbers are as a DH, but the fact that you’re sitting basically for three hours and 38 minutes of a baseball game, you’re hoping you get four or five at-bats.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

16.”It’s not so much what one person does. It’s what we do as a team.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

17.”I just mind my business and do what I have to do to get ready for the baseball season.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

18.”I know my Dad’s a National League guy. I’m an American League guy. I tell him all the time we got better hitters. He’s like well we got better pitchers. I’m like cause you all got those easy outs at the end.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

19.”I go out there every day, take early batting practice, fly balls.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

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21.”I won’t be upset if I don’t win a ring, because I gave it my all.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

22.”I may not hit 50, 40 or 30 home runs, but I can do the little things like moving runners over that don’t show up in the box score.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

23.”When you sign on the dotted line in any sport, your body’s not going to be the same.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

24.”A franchise player, to me, is a guy like Kirby Puckett, Cal Ripken, a guy who’s been in one organization through their entire career.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

25.”I guess for me, I’ve always lived in the moment, so I don’t allow my brain to focus too far head. I’m a fly-by-the-seat kind of person, but not really.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

26.”Nobody wanted to run back kicks until you saw Billy ‘White Shoes” Johnson.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

27.”I do like candy bars, but if I have more than a couple of them I break out.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

28.”The NFL and NBA has done a better job than we have in showing the fun side of the sport, having people talk about it whether it’s on social media, commercials or the news.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

29.”I went out there and played as hard as I could because that’s the only way I know how to play.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

30.”Father and son games – that was the best day. We’d be dressed at 6 o’clock in the morning. The game would be at 7 o’clock at night… And we’d play at, like, 5.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

31.”I don’t think it’s the intent of baseball not to have black ballplayers, but we have to find a way to get these kids back. We lost them to football. We lost them to basketball. We lost them to golf. People don’t see how cool and exciting this game is.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

32.”In baseball, there’s certain things you can call someone: a fossil, graybeard, grandpa, dad, pops. But I got a chance to say it and mean it.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

33.”The two misconceptions of me are I didn’t work hard, and that everything I made it look easy.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

34.”Out of my 22 years, I’ve learned that only one team will treat you the best, and that’s your first team.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

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36.”I was just putting way too much pressure on myself. I was just trying to get that validation from my dad. It got so bad I remember my high school coach telling him not to show up to games.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

37.”I didn’t start playing golf until ’94, when the strike cut the season short. Never having played as a kid definitely makes it a challenge.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

38.”Baseball and golf have a lot of things in common, including the fact that players in both games love hitting for power. However, in both sports, trying to do so strictly with muscle strength doesn’t work very well. In fact, I see a lot of guys in both baseball and golf struggle when they try to swing with tight arms.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

39.”The Hall of Fame is pretty good at preparation and getting you ready for what to expect.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

40.”I didn’t go into the Hall of Fame until I was a Hall of Famer. Three times I had been there, I never stepped foot inside.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

41.”I’m very superstitious.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

42.”I don’t like to be talked about, especially by somebody that doesn’t know me.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

43.”I’ve been taking pictures at Trey’s games since he was seven.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

44.”I enjoy photography. It’s a lot of fun. It keeps me on my P’s and Q’s and, when you think about it, most people think photography is just going to a game. But you start to think, dang, that would be a good picture. Or you’re driving along and see something and think, ‘that would be nice.'”

45.”Injuries are a part of the game.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

46.”There are more second-, third-, fourth-, fifth- and so on in the big leagues than first-round picks.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

47.”You’re only a first-round pick for one year.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

48.”I’d have probably gone to Michigan. Only because one of my friends, Vada Murray, who passed away, went to Michigan and as a freshman and sophomore he was my big brother at Moeller.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

49.”I had more offers in football than baseball.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

50.”I just want to play baseball.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

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Just like Ken Griffey Jr, everyone in this world wants to achieve success in life. But for achieving success, it becomes necessary to work hard. If you work hard, then you can get success. Ken Griffey Jr is among the best players in basketball.

This only happens because he worked hard in his field. Ken Griffey Jr made things look so easy because of his hard work. He hit the ball perfectly. This is only due to his hard work.

“My brother went to Ohio State. I think Cris Carter just graduated, but Cris was there a lot. I got a chance to go up there and watch the battle between Ohio State and Michigan.”-Ken Griffey Jr.

When people see Ken Griffey Jr playing baseball, they are like it is very easy to do. But it is the hard work of Ken in baseball that makes everything easy and simple.

If you want to achieve something, then you need to grind for it. By reading the quotes of Ken Griffey Jr, you will know how to achieve success in life. Don’t forget to like, share and comment on these Ken Griffey Jr quotes.