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24 Things That Prove Ken Griffey Jr. Was The Coolest Baseball Player Ever

Everyone loved The Kid. Here are some things that might make you love him even more.

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2. He played the role of a villain in a baseball movie

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Griffey's Mariners (the bad guys) were battling the Twins (the good guys) for the final playoff spot in 'Little Big League'. Griffey played a superstar centerfielder (himself) who could catch or hit anything.

3. And looked incredibly cool in this badass scene

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5. He single-handedly almost got human cloning legalized

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11. In 1996 he ran for President of The United States

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17. He has his own rap song

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19. He once competed in a celebrity slam dunk contest

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21. Michael Jordan took up baseball just so he could get The Kid's autograph

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24. He could run from first to home in about 1.4 seconds

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