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Grand LarcenyWho says crime doesn't pay? On Aug. 9 at Tiger Stadium, in broad daylight, Seattle's Ken Griffey Jr. robbed Detroit's Luis Gonzalez of a home run. In the sequence on this and the following five pages, Junior races back, leaps high above the right-centerfield fence, reaches over the barrier to catch the ball, lands like a cat, spins and fires the ball toward home. Poetry in motion? Guilty as charged.
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August 17, 1998

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Grand Larceny
Who says crime doesn't pay? On Aug. 9 at Tiger Stadium, in broad daylight, Seattle's Ken Griffey Jr. robbed Detroit's Luis Gonzalez of a home run. In the sequence on this and the following five pages, Junior races back, leaps high above the right-centerfield fence, reaches over the barrier to catch the ball, lands like a cat, spins and fires the ball toward home. Poetry in motion? Guilty as charged.

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