Originally Posted by Salukifan2
Griffey is one of the greatest hitters of all time and was one of the most fantastic athletes to ever play baseball. Its not the decline of production, but rather a decline in his overall fitness which obviously declined more than it probably should have
His declined can be directly linked to his injuries. If his injures lead to overall decline in fitness, then fine, but lets be clear, if he doesn't suffer the injuries he suffered, his production doesn't decline as it did.