Griffey's mother undergoing surgery; father also ill
ST. LOUIS -- Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. is struggling at the plate -- batting nearly 50 points below his career average -- as both of his parents battle serious illnesses.
Ken Griffey Jr.
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2006 SEASON STATISTICS
GM HR RBI R OBP AVG
91 24 65 50 .302 .243
Griffey's mother was to undergo colon cancer surgery Thursday. Griffey decided to play in Thursday's game against ...
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