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Griffey's 600th career homer tinged by controversy over ball

Updated: June 11, 2008, 11:57 AM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- When it comes to Ken Griffey Jr.'s 600th home run ball, "Joe" still doesn't know what to do.

The man who caught the historic ball -- identified only as a longtime Florida Marlins season ticket-holder named Joe -- has not decided between selling the ball or giving it back to Griffey, the Cincinnati Reds slugger who became the sixth player in history to reach the 600-homer plateau on Monday night.

Marlins president David Samson, who says he knows the ticket-holder from various ...

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