Hooray for one of the good guys in Major League Baseball. Ken Griffey Jr. hit his landmark home run No. 600 last night, and it couldn't happen to a nicer guy -- and for once I'm not being sarcastic. Griffey in the 1990s was probably the best all-around player I've ever watched, and he seems to have done it without performance-enhancing drugs. The only thing he needs is a ring, and if he can stick around for a year or two the Reds' amazing young talent could get him there.
But he'll have to top the amazin' Phightin' Phillies. Sam Donnellon looks at the 2008 crew and demolishes some of the myths about the beloved 1993 squad that Utley & Co. are getting compared to: