Mariners great Jay Buhner raised a flag in honor of Seattle's most iconic athlete, Ken Griffey Jr., atop Seattle's most iconic landmark Wednesday after Griffey's election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
In honor of Seattle Mariners legend Ken Griffey Jr.’s election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, longtime teammate and friend Jay Buhner raised a No. 24 flag on top of Seattle’s Space Needle. Griffey wore No. 24 during his 13 years with the Mariners, comprising the bulk of his 22-year career in Major League Baseball.