Ken Griffey Jr. revealed as 'Family Man' in 2000 video with WCPO's Kathrine Nero

Posted at 6:21 AM, Jul 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-24 10:54:32-04

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CINCINNATI – Watch the video below to see a side of Ken Griffey Jr. few people saw when he was playing.

Griffey Jr. riding motocross cycles with son Trey and daughter Taryn.

Junior watching Trey's baseball game and doing some relief pitching to the kids.

We've been hearing a lot about Junior "the Family Man" during the run-up to his Hall of Fame induction Sunday, but Griffey mostly guarded his family from the TV lights during his career.

This was different.

After Griffey was traded to the Reds in 2000, he invited Kathrine Nero, then a WCPO sports reporter, now "Good Morning Tri-State" anchor, to his home in Florida to see his pride and joy.

Nero posted the video on her Facebook page: