Via the Post -
Ken Griffey Jr. didn’t make the walk out to Monument Park yesterday, and has no plans to do so this weekend.
He won’t stop to smell the roses, because Griffey figures he will have to hold his nose.
“My favorite Yankee Stadium memory?” the Reds slugger said last night. “It’s leaving Yankee Stadium.”
Griffey is no fan of history, and no fan of the Yankees since Billy Martin, who has been dead for 17 years, yelled at a young Griffey while his dad, Ken Sr., was a member of the Bombers.
Once, Junior said he would never play for the Yankees for that reason alone.
“The Reds haven’t been here in 30 years,” he said before the Reds’ 4-2 victory last night. “For us it’s a road trip
If you’re a Yankees fan, and you’re reading this, and you have a chance to go to the game today or tomorrow, please consider showing Kid Griffey the same lack of respect that he has now voiced towards Yankee Stadium.
In other words, give Griffey “the works.”