15 Sons Who Outshined Their Athlete Dads

Ken Griffey, Jr.

FatherKen Griffey, Sr.
Son's Stats.284 BA 2,781 H 630 HR 1,836 RBI, 1x MVP, 13x All-Star, 10 Gold Gloves, 7 Silver Sluggers
Father's Stats: .296 BA 2,143 H 152 HR 859 RBI, 2x World Series Champion, 3x All-Star

Kenny Greffey, Jr. is arguably the greatest player of his generation. He was a five-tool player with a swing blessed by the Gods. Before injuries robbed him of his abilities, he was on his way to the all-time home run record, but Barry and BALCO beat him to it. His father wasn'st a shabby ball player either. Griffey Sr. hit for average and has something his son never had a chance at getting—two World Series rings. They played two seasons together in 1990 and 1991 and became the first father-son duo to play in the same outfield and were also the first father-son duo to hit back-to-back homers in 1990 against the Angels.

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