Ken Griffey Jr. Birthday, Date of Birth

Ken Griffey Jr.

George Kenneth Griffey Jr. (born November 21, 1969) nicknamed "Junior" and "the Kid", is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played 22 years in Major League Baseball (MLB). He spent most of his career with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, along with a short stint with the Chicago White Sox. A member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and a 13-time All-Star, Griffey is one of the most prolific home run hitters in baseball history; his 630 home runs rank as the seventh-most in MLB history. Griffey was also an exceptional defender and won 10 Gold Glove Awards in center field. He is tied for the record of most consecutive games with a home run (eight, with Don Mattingly and Dale Long).

Although popular with fans around the league, Griffey was unable to shake reports of his petulant demeanor throughout his major league baseball career. Griffey signed lucrative deals with companies of international prominence like Nike and Nintendo; his popularity reflected well upon MLB and is credited by some with helping restore its image after the 1994 labor dispute. Griffey is one of only 29 players in baseball history to date to have appeared in major league games in four different calendar decades.

Following his playing career, Griffey joined the Mariners' front office as a special consultant. He was inducted into both the Mariners' Hall of Fame and the Reds Hall of Fame. In 2016, Griffey was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, receiving a 99.30% of the vote, breaking pitcher Tom Seaver's record of 98.84%. However, Griffey's record was broken three years later by Mariano Rivera, who became the first player to be inducted unanimously.

Griffey is the son of former MLB player Ken Griffey Sr. and the father of National Football League player Trey Griffey.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, November 21, 1969
Place of Birth
Age
51
Star Sign

The November 21, 1969 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 324 day of the year. President of the United States was Richard M. Nixon.

If you were born on this day, you are 51 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, November 21, 2020, 6 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in 358 days. You have lived for 18,634 days, or about 447,220 hours, or about 26,833,240 minutes, or about 1,609,994,417 seconds.

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21st of November 1969 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 21, 1969

Agnew on the News

Date: 21 November 1969

HARRY M. LESSIN

lrs on Agnew ss

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2 Papers Still Getting Calls on Agnew Speech

Date: 22 November 1969

Washington Post and NY Times continue to receive calls from those responding to Agnew's criticisms

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Washington: Mr. Agnew and the Commentators

Date: 21 November 1969

By JAMES RESTON

James RESTON

lrs on Agnew ss

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Agnew's Courage

Date: 22 November 1969

R. E. ENGSTROM

R. ENGSTROM

lr opposing, lr backing Agnew

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AGNEW ATTACKS PRESS AS UNFAIR; NAMES 2 PAPERS; Cites New York Times and The Washington Post -They Dispute Charges

Date: 21 November 1969

By CHRISTOPHER LYDON

Christopher LYDON

Agnew broadens attack on media to include newspapers; notes growing concentration of corporate media control; again says he is opposed to censorship; cites Washington Post Co ownership of newspapers as well as radio-TV station WTOP; calls harsh criticism of his s by Cong and press 'classic examples of overreaction' and says he has not been intimidated; says media should not be immune from counterattack

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With Pickets Outside, Tanned Lindsay Feels He's Home

Date: 22 November 1969

By MAURICE CARROLL

Maurice CARROLL

Mayor Lindsay says Agnew 'wades into very sensitive waters' in attacking press

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STOCKS RETREAT ON A WIDE FRONT; Economists' Predictions of Continuing Curbs Start a General Downturn

Date: 21 November 1969

By VARTANIG G. VARTAN

Vartanig VARTAN

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3-D Movies Require No Glasses; Method Uses Curved Screen, Two Films and Laser Beams Wide Variety of Ideas Covered By Patents Issued During Week

Date: 22 November 1969

By STACY V. JONESSpecial to The New York Times

Stacy JONESSpecial

Dr D Gabor (CBS Labs) patents projection screen that will show 3-dimensional films without requiring audience use of special glasses; laser use noted; illus; CBS assignee

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MORTON REJECTS STRESS ON SOUTH; G.O.P. Isn't Courting Area, He Tells Northeasterners

Date: 22 November 1969

By BILL KOVACHSpecial to the New York Times

Morton generally supports Agnew

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Response to Vice President's Attack

Date: 21 November 1969

replies to Agnew s by heads of NY Times, Washington Post Co, NBC News, CBS and ABC; texts

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