Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon, and he went out in the most fitting way possible.
At the end of his speech, Griffey Jr. grabbed a hat from under the podium and put it on backwards, rocking his signature look.
Griffey Jr. said in his speech that it was White Sox legend Frank Thomas who pitched the idea and ultimately convinced him.
"You gotta do it," said Thomas, who joined Cooperstown in 2014.
The Big Hurt also posted this on Twitter congratulating the newest Hall of Fame inductee:
In his 22-year career, Griffey Jr. played half a season with the White Sox in 2008. He had three homers and 18 RBIs in 41 games with the team.
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