Ken Griner - Baseball, 2023

Griner started a stellar athletic career at Savannah Christian where he starred as a quarterback and on the baseball diamond. In three years under center, he went 24-4 as a starter and helped lead Savannah Christian to its first State Title in 1975, scoring the winning touchdown in the championship game. The team captain went 10-1 his senior season, earning All-Region and honorable mention All-State honors. Ken was a starter at first base for the SCPS baseball team from 1975-1977, earning All-State honors in 1976 and 1977. He was the team MVP in 1976, batting .444 and was the team captain and MVP again in 1977. He lettered in baseball as a freshman at Middle Georgia Junior College in 1978, before moving on to Brewton-Parker Junior College 1979, where he was a team captain and helped led the team to the state tournament. Ken completed his collegiate career with the University of Georgia baseball team from 1981-1982, batting .317 his senior season. He was stellar defensively, not committing an error in 95 chances at first base.

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