The Mariners have been fun, playoffs or not
August 11, 2022
The year is 1995, and the Mariners are facing the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the American League Divisional Series. Edgar Martinez hits the ball down the left field line and Ken Griffey Jr. motors around the bases and slides home for the game-winning run to send Seattle to the American League Championship Series.
Fast forward to 2001, a young Matt Baide attended games in the brand-new Safeco Field as the Mariners went on to tie the record for most wins in a season with 116. Seattle defeated Cleveland in the ALDS 3-2 before falling to the Yankees in five games.
Those two moments stand o...
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