Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Here are some more possible reunions for Mariners to orchestrate

The Mariners, ... seem to have hit on a winning formula. On their last homestand, they brought back members of the 116-game-winning 2001 M’s team for a stirring ceremony, and tonight at Safeco Field they’ll be honoring the legacy of the Seattle SuperSonics.
When you’ve got a team on the field fresh off a 17-game losing streak and once again buried in the basement, you need to be creative to put butts in the seats…. So in that spirit, I’ve decided to helpfully suggest a few more reunions the Mariners could stage.
Mariner left-fielders. There have been more than 200 of them over the years as the Mariners strive, mostly futilely, to get this problem area fixed. What a stirring moment it would be to have them all line up along the third-base line—and down the left-field line, and along the warning track, and maybe back down the right-field line. Highlight: Eric Byrnes taking a ceremonial lap around the field on his beach-cruiser bicycle.

The Ghost screws up everything with hubris Posted: July 30, 2011 at 06:24 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: mariners

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. The Ghost screws up everything with hubris Posted: July 30, 2011 at 05:44 PM (#3889042)
Last night's Sonics celebration turned out to be particularly fortuitous. The Rays took an 8-0 lead in the 2nd, and the M's neglected to hit. The TV guy had one ex-Sonic after another come into the booth for a half-inning interview, passing the time and providing an interesting diversion as the game went forward with no more scoring on either side.
   2. Bob Evans Posted: July 30, 2011 at 10:22 PM (#3889143)
Did Gary Payton at least spit out his gum?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.



<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF


Thanks to
Adam M
for his generous support.


You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogTrevor Bauer reveals questionable taste in Star Wars movies
(168 - 2:24pm, Oct 21)
Last: Red Menace

NewsblogOTP 2016 Oct 17: Politics, Sports, and the 'League of Legends' World Championship
(1754 - 2:23pm, Oct 21)
Last: Guy Heckler's Veto

Gonfalon CubsThe Long Wait
(57 - 2:18pm, Oct 21)
Last: Moses Taylor, Unwavering Optimist

NewsblogThe Blue Jays Should Rebuild | FanGraphs Baseball
(25 - 2:17pm, Oct 21)
Last: Textbook Editor

NewsblogThe Oral History of Baseball on 'Seinfeld' | Complex
(51 - 2:01pm, Oct 21)
Last: zonk

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-21-2016
(13 - 1:55pm, Oct 21)
Last: Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network)

NewsblogWhat we learned: The Dodgers can't hit Jon Lester
(17 - 1:48pm, Oct 21)
Last: zonk

NewsblogRockies Inbox: Is Tom Murphy ready for Majors? |
(2 - 1:47pm, Oct 21)
Last: Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play

NewsblogPutting value of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal in the proper frame
(18 - 1:47pm, Oct 21)
Last: Moses Taylor, Unwavering Optimist

NewsblogOT: NBA 2016-17 Preseason Thread
(218 - 1:37pm, Oct 21)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2016 Discussion
(5 - 12:28pm, Oct 21)
Last: MrC.

NewsblogNo Strike Or Lockout For MLB, Challenges With International Draft
(9 - 12:12pm, Oct 21)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogCitgo sign could be landmark on the move | Boston Herald
(29 - 11:58am, Oct 21)
Last: Betts, Bogaerts, and D Price(GGC)

NewsblogTexas Rangers: Offseason issues: Why Rangers face tough decision in what to do with Joey Gallo | SportsDay
(27 - 11:38am, Oct 21)
Last: Johnny Sycophant-Laden Fora

Sox TherapyThe Post Mortem Concludes - Not Players
(1 - 10:43am, Oct 21)
Last: villageidiom

Page rendered in 0.1189 seconds
47 querie(s) executed