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Everett in Snohomish County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Ken Griffey Jr.

 
 
Ken Griffey Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 19, 2015
1. Ken Griffey Jr. Marker
Inscription. Ken Griffey Jr.'s first professional hit, a home run, landed near this spot on June 17, 1987.

During the fourth inning of his second pro game, Griffey, age 17, playing for Bellingham against Everett in Northwest League action, muscled a 1-0 pitch from Everett's starter Gil Heredia for an opposite-field, three-run home run to left. The ball traveled approximately 387 feet. A crowd of 3,122 was on hand. Everett won the game 7-6.
 
Location. 47° 58.051′ N, 122° 12.163′ W. Marker is in Everett, Washington, in Snohomish County. Touch for map. Beyond left field wall of Everett Memorial Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: Everett WA 98201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mukilteo Light Station (approx. 5 miles away); Landing Site of Capt. George Vancouver (approx. 5 miles away); Early Explorers (approx. 5 miles away); Ferguson Cottage (approx. 6.4 miles away); Humble House (approx. 10.9 miles away); Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage (approx. 10.9 miles away); Wickers Building (approx. 10.9 miles away); Interurban Trolley (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Sports
 
Ken Griffey Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 15, 2009
2. Ken Griffey Jr. Marker
Left Field Wall - Everett Memorial Stadium image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 19, 2015
3. Left Field Wall - Everett Memorial Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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