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This Day in Reds History - June 9



On this day in 2008 Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th career home run against the Florida Marlins in a 9-4 Reds win.

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via a.abcnews.com

The Kid became the sixth player in MLB history to reach 600 when he sent a 3-1 pitch from Mark Hendrickson 413 feet to the right field seats and joined the immortal Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth and Willie Mays in the 600 home run club. And a couple of other guys too.

 

All-Time Home Run Leaders as of 6/9/08
Player Home Runs
Barry Bonds 762
Hank Aaron 755
Babe Ruth 714
Willie Mays 660
Sammy Sosa 609
Ken Griffey Jr. 600

 

 

Cincinnati Reds         Florida Marlins
1 Jerry Hairston SS 1 Hanley Ramirez SS
2 Jay Bruce CF 2 Jeremy Hermida RF
3 Ken Griffey RF 3 Jorge Cantu 3B
4 Brandon Phillips 2B 4 Mike Jacobs 1B
5 Adam Dunn LF 5 Dan Uggla 2B
6 Edwin Encarnacion 3B 6 Luis Gonzalez LF
7 Joey Votto 1B 7 Cody Ross CF
8 Paul Bako C 8 Matt Treanor C
9 Edinson Volquez P 9 Mark Hendrickson P
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