Ken Griffey Jr.
On Episode 6 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. “The Kid” shares with Shannon a number of stories from his 22-year professional baseball career, in which he was a 13-time All Star, 10-time Gold Glove Winner and 1997 American League MVP. We hear about what it was like being teammates with “The Big Unit” Randy Johnson, and his plea to the Mariners front office to trade for Pedro Martinez.Shannon also dives into one of the great familial stories sports has ever seen, when Ken Griffey Jr. played alongside his father Ken Griffey Sr. What were some of the challenges in pursuing the same career as his dad? How is Junior guiding his children through their own athletic pursuits? In his answers, you’ll hear about the kinds of personal and professional lessons he learned from his father about hard work and staying humble through it all.Make sure you catch Griffey reading off his 5 all-time favorite baseball players and his personal accounting for how Jackie Robinson impacted the game of baseball. He also dives into the current state of professional baseball, from player salaries to the percentages of black players in the MLB and breaking down the 2020 World Series featuring the Dodgers and Rays.…And of course he talks about the sweetest swing the game has ever seen.#DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay: https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshayhttps://twitter.com/clubshayshayhttps://www.facebook.com/clubshayshayhttps://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay
Michael Eric Dyson
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Each week Shannon Sharpe—3x Super Bowl champion, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and co-host of Undisputed on FS1—sits down with athletes, celebrities and influencers to break down, analyze and discuss the latest headlines in sports, pop culture and everything in-between.