100 Things Mariners Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, by Michael Emmerich
100 Things Mariners Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, by Michael Emmerich.
"Most Mariners fans cheered the franchise's 2014 renaissance, have taken in the spectacular views at Safeco Field, and listened to Dave Niehaus call a game. Names like Felix Hernandex, Robinson Cano, and Ichiro Suzuki are just as familiar as Randy Johnson, Jay Buhner, and Ken Griffery Jr. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Mariners.
In 100 Things Mariners Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Michael Emmerich has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. Learn about Alvin Davis, Harold Reynolds, Jamie Moyer, Edgar Matinez, John Olerud, and Lou Piniella, among many other pivotal figures. Which reliever auctioned his bone chips on Ebay? Who is the only player to lead the American League in stolen bases while batting ninth in the order? Which opposing player did the Mariner Moose run over with his ATV? What was Piniella's most amusing tirade? All of the key events are here: Griffey's tape-measure home runs, Suzuki's hit record, Hernandez's Cy Young Award, the 116-win season, and the thrilling 1995 playoff campaign. From the 1977 debut through the lean years to the 2014 resurgence, in these pages Seattle fans will discover the remarkable people, places, and events that celebrate their baseball team."