Ken Griffey Jr.
Athlete: Ken Griffey Jr.
Sneaker Significance: Most successful signature sneaker line in MLB History
Transitioning from the tennis court to the baseball diamond, Ken Griffey Jr. lit a fire under Nike Baseball with his signature “Swingman” line. The combination of his sweet left-handed swing and stunning silhouettes with Seattle Mariners’ teal, his historic series is still the most successful baseball line to date, with retros still running.