Ken Griffey Jr. is 42 years old today. It was 15 years ago that I broke the color barrier of Biographical Dress-Up Book Report Presentations by dressing up like Griffey and talking my enthralled classmates for five minutes about “my” career as the centerfielder of the Seattle Mariners, my wife, two kids, and three dogs.

Ken Griffey Jr. is 42 years old today. It was 15 years ago that I broke the color barrier of Biographical Dress-Up Book Report Presentations by dressing up like Griffey and talking my enthralled classmates for five minutes about “my” career as the centerfielder of the Seattle Mariners, my wife, two kids, and three dogs.