The Seahawks are 5-0, Ken Griffey Jr. joins the Show, and Russell becomes the newest member of the Madden 99 club
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For the first time in franchise history the Seahawks are 5-0! Russell and Jeff start the show by discussing the Seahawks impressive comeback victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Russell talks about his and Bobby Wagner’s mindsets in the game when they were down at halftime, and how they were able to overcome adversity.
(6:11) Ken Griffey Jr, a Seattle legend and one of the greatest sports icons the city has seen joins the show! (7:45) Russell is surprised by D.K. Metcalf, who pops in to let Russell know that he is the newest member of the EA Sports Madden ’99 club’. Griffey talks about his family’s quarantine experience in Orlando, and what they’ve been up to.
Jeff gets excited as Ken Griffey Jr. is the shows’ first Seahawks fan! The crew discusses Dak Prescott’s devastating injury, and contract negotiations in sports. (20:30) Russell asks Jr. what it was like being the number 1 overall pick in the MLB draft. (28:58) Russell asks Jr. about one of the greatest moments in sports history – when him and his father hit back-to-back home runs in a game. (44:10) Russell then asks Jr. about his legacy, and what it means to him.
(1:02:35) Ken Griffey Jr. gives his take on the current MLB playoffs and who he thinks is going to win the World Series, what he thinks of the Houston Astros, and guys from the “steroid” era getting into the Baseball Hall of Fame. (1:19:00) Jeff asks Jr. who is on his Mount Rushmore of teammates and who is on his Mount Rushmore of greatest MLB players of all-time.
(1:21:20) Lastly, the guys get into the 2-minute drill, talk about Kyle Lewis as the MLB Rookie of the Year, and today’s analytics-based game.