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Ken Griffey Jr. - Awards And Accomplishments

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1987 Named best major-league prospect in the Northwest League by Baseball America magazine
1988 Named best major-league prospect in the California League by Baseball America magazine
1990-99 Earned American League Gold Glove Award
1990-2000 Named to the All-Star Team
1991, 1993-94, 1996-99, Earned Silver Slugger Award
1992 Named All-Star Game MVP
1993 Became fifth player in history to hit 100 home runs before 24th birthday
1993 Set American League outfielder record for most consecutive chances (573) without an error
1993 Tied major league record for hitting homers in eight consecutive games
1993 Led league in total bases (359) and extra base hits (86)
1994 Led American League in home runs (40)
1994 Won Make-A-Wish Foundation's Celebrity Wish-Granter of the Year Award
1996 Smacked three homers in one game
1997 Set major league record for most home runs in April with 13
1997 Led American League in runs scored (125), home runs (56), and runs batted in (147); led entire major league in runs batted in (147)
1997 Named American League Most Valuable Player
1997 Named Sporting News Player of the Year
1998 Smacked 300th career home run
1998 Led American League in home runs (56)
1999 Led league in home runs (48)
2000 Became youngest player (30 years, 141 days) to hit 400 homers
2001 Became youngest player (31 years, 261 days) to hit 450th homer
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