"One of the things I'm known for is my swing and I think it was pretty much going to be a given (that would be the pose)," Griffey said during the unveiling ceremony. "They pretty much nailed it. It was overwhelming to see something like that."
"There are two misconceptions about me — I didn't work hard and everything I did I made look easy," Griffey said. "Just because I made it look easy doesn't mean that it was. You don't become a Hall of Famer by not working, but working day in and day out."