Ken Griffey Jr.’s Gaming Journey

Ken Griffey Jr. MLB The Show 2017

Ken Griffey Jr. was destined for greatness. No player entered the Big League with more hype than the first pick of the 1987 MLB draft, and no player entered baseball’s Hall of Fame with a higher percentage of the votes than “The Kid.”

Almost twenty years since his last appearance in a baseball video game, junior returns to the digital diamond as the cover athlete of MLB The Show 17.

Questions Asked...

Questions Asked:

  • How is baseball different vs. when you played in the 90’s?
    • Soundbite at :28
  • Which current players impress you the most?
    • Soundbite at :50
  • What does it mean for you to be on the cover of MLB the Show 17?
    • Soundbite at 1:05
  • What was it like getting into the motion capture suit to replicate your sweet swing?
    • Soundbite at 1:32
  • What do you like most about Retro Mode in the new game?
    • Soundbite at 2:07
  • Speaking of Retro, what was your go-to get hype pregame song in the 90’s?
    • Soundbite at 2:15
  • Players today text, tweet and snap. Staying on the topic of Retro, did your teammates always page each other?
    • Soundbite at 2:47

B-Roll starts at 3:04 of Griffey and MLB the Show 17.


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