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...He hit his seventh home run on opening day, one behind Frank Robinson's record, in an 8-2 loss to Chicago. The Seattle star did it after career homer king Hank Aaron threw out the first ball at the Kingdome. Yet even before Big Mac and Junior...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Big Unit gets 1st win 4/29/98

...KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Randy Johnson broke out of an early season funk at the expense of the Kansas City Royals. The Seattle star, making his sixth start of the season, pitched seven strong innings for his first victory as the Mariners pushed...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Griffey tops in AL voting 7/1/98

...ninth straight time Griffey was elected to start. He'll be in the lineup next Tuesday for the game in Denver. The Seattle star hit his 33rd home run, tying him for second with Sammy Sosa behind Mark McGwire's 37, against the Rockies. Griffey...
Couple finds cache of old newspapers

...papers include editions of the Ketchikan Alaska Chronicle, The Seattle Daily Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The Seattle Star. All are legible, and most are well-preserved. They were found under a piece of linoleum. Among events making...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: 2 more for Griffey 9/5/97

...certainly fun these days for Ken Griffey Jr. - except, of course, when everyone starts talking about Roger Maris. The Seattle star finds comparisons with the Maris odious, even though Griffey has an outside chance of breaking Maris' single-season...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Griffey needs a few good pitches 9/10/97

...four-pitch walk in the first inning at Kansas City, drawing boos from the crowd at Kauffman Stadium. Not that the Seattle star was complaining. ``You know, we do the same to their players as they do to me,'' he said. ``With first...


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