Dan Gartland
Wednesday January 6th, 2016

Ken Griffey Jr. figures to be a lock to be elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday and there are plenty of reasons he’ll get in on the first ballot.

Over his 22-year MLB career, Griffey distinguished himself as one of the greatest all-around players in the game. Here are 24 of No. 24’s greatest moments.

Junior and Senior go back-to-back

Two home runs off David Cone in Game 1 of the 1995 ALDS

Homer sparks eighth-inning Mariners rally in Game 5 of the 1995 ALDS

Griffey scores winning run in Game 5

Moonshot in Toronto

First game back in Seattle, 2007

500th career home run

600th career home run

Walk-off inside-the-park home run

First career hit

First career home run

Opposite-field shot off Greg Maddux, 1992 All-Star Game

Crashing into the wall at the Kingdome

Crashing into the wall at Fenway

Making centerfield look easy

1993 Home Run Derby—Griffey hits the warehouse

Game 163, 2008—Griffey keeps it scoreless

Robbing Albert Belle of a home run

Ho hum, another home run robbery

Inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

50th homer of 1997

50th homer of 1998

Two RBIs and some nice defense in final All-Star Game

Final career hit is a walk-off single

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