Through the generosity of a good friend I recently came into possession of one (1) Official Scorebook for the 1969 Seattle Pilots. The year is both vital for establishing cultural context, and completely unnecessary, as the 1969 Seattle Pilots were the only Seattle Pilots. The next season they left for Milwaukee, and Seattle has only…
To Those Concerned with Such Matters, As the Seattle Mariners lie coughing, bleeding, dying at our feet, I stand here, before all, to confess of the murder. I loved them once, long and true, through our years of plenty and our long seasons of want. We rejoiced together during The Double, 116 Wins, Ichiro, Felix,…
As it so often happens, the Mariners found themselves just one card short of what they needed.
You can’t tell the players without a scorecard. Especially the Mariners.
Jerry Dipoto refuses to stop making trades, this time roping the Braves and Rays into his addiction.
Trying to outrun the Angels of Death, Jerry Dipoto brings in his own inexperienced man.
The diverse and carefully constructed bullpen of GM and former reliever Jerry Dipoto.
Ben and Sam discuss the early movement on the free agent market, then break down the Jose Molina, Brian McCann, and Joe Smith signings.
The Angels GM doesn’t like to give relievers multi-year contracts. Why did he make an exception for Smith?