Ken Griffey Jr.'s announcement has baseball fans excited

USA Baseball announced on the "Talkin' Baseball" podcast.

That, Ken Griffey Jr. will help Team USA bat better in the World Baseball Classic

He joins Jerry Manuel, Andy Pettitte, Lou Collier, Dino Ebel, and Dave Righetti on the Team USA coaching staff.

COVID delayed the World Baseball Classic to March 2023. Team USA features many star players.

Griffey has 630 home runs, which puts him in seventh place in MLB history.

His swing is known as one of the smoothest the game has ever seen.

Although Griffey played for several teams throughout his MLB career, his heart was always in Seattle. 

Griffey also has another job that he got in 2021. He is the Senior Advisor to the Commissioner.