The Cincinnati Reds' Dusty Baker will become part of history when Ken Griffey Jr. hits his 600th home run as the first to manage three 600-home run hitters: Barry Bonds (762) with the San Francisco Giants, Sammy Sosa (609) with the Chicago Cubs and Griffey (597)."I'm a blessed man," Baker says. "Those guys are all great hitters but different. . ."Gee, I wonder why?
. . . Most prepared? Sosa. "He prepared longer and harder than people realized," Baker says. "Barry (Bonds) would prepare, but he just wouldn't let you see him prepare."
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Great Moments in Saying More Than You Intended
Dusty Baker, from the sidebar story on today's Griffey piece in the USA Today: