In his last year on the ballot, the Mariner legend and greatest designated hitter of all time gets the Cooperstown call.
How Jerry Dipoto’s radical rebuild feels like an emotionless venture capital operation.
This franchise, man.
The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.
The initiative, filed by a group called “Citizens Against Sports Stadium Subsidies,” could put the $135 million spending plan on the ballot early next year.
Critical King County Councilmembers call plan “a fleecing” and “irresponsible.”
Seattle Mariners could make over $100 million from naming rights.
PFD board member argues that $180 million in public money for stadium upkeep lets Mariners off the hook.
While pressure mounts, councilmembers are non-committal about the plan to spend $180 million on stadium upkeep.
A potential reallocation of $180 million in maintenance funds puts things in a “very precarious” position.
Preparing for a summer of fun, meaningful baseball.
But one councilmember thinks funding for affordable housing and the arts should come before subsidizing stadium maintenance.
The Mariners boast the best cheering section in baseball, but there’s one major issue…
With hope in short supply, it’s best to accept that we root for baseball’s worst franchise.
Three passages from ESPN’s article on the 44-year-old Mariner capture the sacrifice at the heart of his greatness.
The club signed the iconic outfielder to a one-year deal. Let’s appreciate the simple joy of that.
The greatest designated hitter of all-time only has one year remaining on the ballot.