Came across this video:
"Pinoy" means "Filipino" (though be warned, some Filipinos consider it a derogatory term). The video shows Junior coaching some kids in Manila.
Apparently, Hillary sent him to the Philippines on a diplomatic mission.
Sports diplomacy envoys build on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of "smart power diplomacy," which embraces the use of a full range of diplomatic tools – in this case baseball – to bring people together and foster greater understanding among people and cultures.
(Larkin was previously sent to South Korea under this program.)
There's a report on Griffey's visit from a Filipino newspaper here. Apparently, they were really struck by Griffey's height. The article says he could be mistaken for an NBA star.