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Icons told Griffey to consider legacy

Updated: February 19, 2009, 4:36 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Ken Griffey Jr. will join Willie Mays and Hank Aaron in the Hall of Fame one day. On Wednesday, the two baseball icons and Griffey's 13-year-old daughter played pivotal roles in helping him decide where he would be making the final stop in his illustrious career.

Griffey spoke by phone with both Mays and Aaron on Wednesday while trying to choose between signing with the Seattle Mariners and Atlanta Braves, said his agent, Brian Goldberg.

Aaron, a senior vice president for the Braves, ...

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