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Griffey accepts Reds' decision to move him to right

Ken Griffey Jr., officially the greatest center fielder of his generation, will no longer be manning the position in 2007. Right field is his new home.

Originally Published: March 22, 2007
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

SARASOTA, Fla. -- He's the official Greatest Center Fielder of His Generation. But not anymore.

When you write the name of Kenneth Griffey Jr. into your Cincinnati Reds scorecard this season, you'll be writing a "9" next to his name instead of an "8." And if that feels strange to us, just writing it, you can imagine how strange it must feel to the Greatest Center Fielder of His Generation.

So go ahead. Imagine away. We'll have no choice -- because Griffey did his best Thursday morning ...

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