Griffey was just 18 when the cards came out. In fact, he's not even wearing his Seattle Mariners uniform in the photo.
"That baseball card was me in a San Bernardino uniform, they just Photoshopped it," Griffey, now retired, explained. "If you notice, the Mariners had the blue stripe down the center of the shirt. That one doesn't have it. And if you look at the hat closely enough, you'll see the trim of the red where the yellow is."
The outfielder says the 25-year-old card remains his favorite, and he's got the collection to prove it.
"I got a few... over 100," Griffey Jr. said. "I have the bigger version of that. A couple of those, too. I don't have a hundred, but I have a couple."