The Seattle Mariners are a constant fixture in the Pacific Northwest. The team was founded in 1977, and as a relative newcomer in the Big Leagues, the Mariners don’t have the same kind of success record that a lot of the older teams like the Yankees and the Red Sox have. However, the Mariners still have had their share of great seasons. Tickets to Seattle Mariners games are always big items, especially because there are not many teams near them.
In 2001, the Mariners set the single-season American League record for most wins with 116. This tied the MLB record that had stood since 1906 that was set by the Chicago Cubs. Despite this awesome number, the Mariners are one of the only two teams to never have played in the World Series. The only other team that hasn’t played in the Championship is the Washington Nationals. Still, the Mariners have a huge following, and you can find fans of theirs anywhere in the country. This is thanks in part to some of the great players that they have had over the years, most noticeably Ken Griffey, Jr., Randy Johnson, and Goose Gossage. In Cooperstown, where the Baseball Hall of Fame is located, the only Mariners player with the Seattle logo on their cap is Griffey. He was elected to the Hall in 2016, and is still remembered as one of the best and most exciting players to watch thanks to his quick bat and outstanding athleticism.
The Seattle Mariners play their home games at Safeco Field, right in Seattle, Washington. The Safe is a pretty new stadium, complete with tons of amenities. It’s a beautiful park, near the Pacific Ocean. If you’ve never been to a game here and you’re going to be in the Seattle area, you owe it to yourself and whoever you happen to be with to get some tickets. This is a beautiful part of the country, and whether you’re here on business, with your family on vacation, or whatever, this is something that you will enjoy and remember for the rest of your life.