Lost in all the hoopla surrounding the joyced up Galarraga perfect game is the retirement of Ken Griffey Jr.
A dead certain first ballot Hall of Fame inductee.
22 years in the major leagues.
Fifth on the all time home run list with 630.
10 Golden Glove awards.
12 All-Star game appearances.
1992 All-Star game MVP.
1997 American League MVP.
Possibly more notable were his failures.
Failed to ever test positive for steroids, or other performance enhancing drugs.
Failed to ever receive a subpoena to testify before Congress.
Failed to ever be associated with BALCO, Jose Canseco or to show up in the Mitchell Report.
A class act, and a credit to the game of Baseball.