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It kills me to say this, but Ken Griffey Jr. should not be wearing a Seattle Mariners uniform in 2010. The news broke this morning that the 39-year old Kid will be returning to the tune of $2 million for next season to play an extremely limited role with the club. Before I get into this, let me first say that Griffey is unequivocally my favorite player in the history of the game and the greatest player I have ever seen in person. He holds a spot close to my heart and is a link back to my childhood. Anytime I want to imagine Junior leaping over the wall at Tiger Stadium to bring back a home run, I can summon the memory on cue. His 630 career home runs, fifth all-time, are a marvel and his swing is the most beautiful thing since sliced bread. But he has no business occupying a roster spot on ...

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