Almost two months ago, I wrote a very popular article questioning the coverage of Ken Griffey Jr.’s 600th home run. Griff finally knocked number 600 out of the park today, and the classy fans in Florida gave him a proper ovation (although the crowd was really thin).
ESPN cut away from the Detroit game to show the modest celebration and the obligatory stat comparison with other all-time greats. I still stand by my original opinion that the media could have been a bit more helpful in the process of making this a special moment. But let’s enjoy the play in the video below shall we?
[shout out to Awful Announcing for the video]