Back when it was called Sneakers, Sluggers was purely a baseball bar (even though, ironically, the name Sluggers is more specific to baseball than Sneakers).

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Best Watering Hole before a Mariner, Seahawk, or Sounder Game

Sluggers

Back when it was called Sneakers, Sluggers was purely a baseball bar (even though, ironically, the name Sluggers is more specific to baseball than Sneakers). There were—and still are, to some extent—framed, autographed photos of Mariners past and present on just about every available inch of wall, and the double-decker bar was a favored watering hole for players such as Mickey Brantley, Richie Zisk, and Cuffs Caudill. Now some of that wall space has given way to Seahawk portraits, and it's only a matter of time before Sounders memorabilia is squeezed in as well, as the expansion franchise's arrival at Qwest has greatly enriched the coffers of its narrow little neighbor. The fact that Sluggers' appeal is more versatile these days is fitting; there are so many television sets in the place that there aren't nearly enough baseball games on at any given time to fill them all. But soccer and baseball combined? Sure—and Sluggers admirably refuses to engage in the sort of price-gouging that some other nearby establishments shamelessly participate in.—Mike Seely

 
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