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Baseball Hall of Famer sports icon Ken Griffey Jr. went viral on Friday for the absolute best of reasons.

Junior partook in a batting practice show that had everybody buzzing. Team USA at the World Baseball Classic stood in awe of the legendary slugger as he showed he can still swing it.

“The entire USA team is watching Ken Griffey Jr. take batting practice,” Jomboy Media tweeted.

The video went viral with over 14,800 likes and over 400 quotes.

Several had reactions to the epic BP show by the Hall of Famer.

“Kid’s game, love this,” Josh Chavis tweeted.

“Best swing in baseball,” Leo Valentín tweeted.

“The Last Dance, but it’s just 8 hours of The Kid taking BP. I’d watch,” tweeted Tyson Alger.

“Still the sweetest swing ever!” Aaron St Denis tweeted.

“Should have been a unanimous HOF inductee,” Newy Scruggs tweeted. Hard to argue!

“Love it,” Calvin Watkins, reporter for the Dallas Cowboys tweeted.

“This is so cool,” Minor League Baseball broadcaster Chris Harris tweeted.

“Still as beautiful as ever,” noted Hot Ice Cards & Collectibles about Griffey’s sweet swing.

Ken Griffey Jr. is one of the greatest players in MLB history. He finished with well over 600 home runs across his celebrated career and won the American League MVP Award in 1997 after a 56-home run season. His iconic swing, backwards cap, and awesome style made him a cultural icon in the 1990s and a baseball legend to everyone.

[Jomboy Media]

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