Baseball Toaster The Griddle
A place where a man can slow down to a walk and live his life full measure, but he has to keep his watch on Pacific Time.
Frozen Toast
Google Search
The Griddle

02  01 

12  11  10  09  08  07 
06  05  04  03  02  01 

12  11  10  09  08  07 
06  05  04  03  02  01 

12  11  10  09  08  07 
06  05  04  03  02  01 

12  10  07 
06  05  04  03 
Suggestions, comments, ring the catcher's interference alarm?

Email me at

The stuff I keep track of
Random Game Callbacks

Select a date:

Personal favorites that I wrote
He's homered everywhere
2006-06-05 22:17
by Bob Timmermann

Ken Griffey, Jr. homered in new Busch Stadium Monday night. Twice in fact, the last one being a 3-run game-winning shot off of Jason Isringhausen to put the Reds up 8-7. It was the 43rd different park, Griffey had homered in, tying him with Fred McGriff for the Major League record

He's homered in the (using present names for parks, except for Candlestick Park):
County Stadium
Yankee Stadium
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Arlington Stadium
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
McAfee Coliseum
Memorial Stadium
Cleveland Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
U.S. Cellular Field
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Rogers Centre
Tiger Stadium
Fenway Park
Ameriquest Field
Jacobs Field
Dodger Stadium
Tropicana Field
Candlestick Park
Qualcomm Stadium
Chase Field
Coors Field
Safeco Field
Cinergy Field
Shea Stadium
Three Rivers Stadium
Minute Maid Park
Stade Olympique
Wrigley Field
AT&T Park
Busch Stadium II
Miller Park
Veterans Stadium
PNC Park
Great American Ballpark
Dolphins Stadium
Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
Turner Field
Citizens Bank Park
Busch Stadium III
Comerica Park

I know some place he hasn't homered:

Comiskey Park
Exhibition Stadium

Those two stadiums are the only ones Griffey played a game in and didn't hit a homer. He played only one game at Exhibition Stadium.

To break McGriff's record, Griffey will need one of two things:
1) a game to be played in a neutral site
2) a new stadium to be built as he has homered in all 30 existing parks

2006-06-05 23:40:45
1.   Berkeley Doug
If only Expos (I mean Nationals) still played games in Puerto Rico.
2006-06-05 23:51:43
2.   Bob Timmermann
Griffey never made it to San Juan alas.

If MLB has another season opener overseas, he could get a chance, but I don't think the Reds would be a likely team to be chosen for such a game.

Of course, the New York papers keep saying that Griffey is a Yankee trade target. Despite the fact that the Reds are in contention.

2006-06-06 12:29:26
3.   DXMachina
Well, there are two new parks eventually being built in New York, so maybe he'll still be playing when one or the other of them opens.
2006-06-06 12:40:50
4.   Linkmeister
Another just got voters' approval in Minneapolis, didn't it?
2006-06-06 12:50:31
5.   Bob Timmermann
The parks still need to be built and I don't believe Griffey is immortal.
2006-06-06 16:29:54
6.   das411
5 - Well put.

This achievement by Griffey blows a huge hole in Fred McGriff's main Hall of Fame argument though! :(

Comment status: comments have been closed. Baseball Toaster is now out of business.